Component 4: Summer Leadership Institute

200 school leaders will participate in a four-day Summer Leadership Institute (SLI) leading to a Critical Dialogue Certificate (45 hours) and a Texas-approved Professional Development Certificate (45 hours) for a total of 8,000 PD hours. Participants will receive micro-credentials offered via the State of Texas; PD certificates for 45 hours upon completion on-site at Texas A&M University in:

  • Critical dialogues,
  • Climate,
  • Culturally responsive pedagogy,
  • Inclusive schools,
  • Bullying prevention,
  • Strategic planning with data, and
  • Including parental/community engagement.

Follow up interviews with 20 teams at mid-year will be conducted. 


Donna Druery

Donna Druery

Component 4 Coordinator