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Accelerated School Administrator Program

Research and common sense demonstrate that an effective principal is essential to school success.  Throughout North America, there is a shortage of qualified school administrators and a need to develop new ones quickly and effectively.  The Accelerated School Administrator Program (ASAP) helps districts to identify and guide quality candidates in a fast and efficient manner.  Complement your existing professional learning program with one of our online products.

 


 

Your district can host its own ASAP® Academy

Strengthen and develop your school leadership. Build capacity to meet the complex challenges of today's school environment with leadership that is inspired and innovative. The ASAP Academy for principals, assistant principals and teachers will transform student learning and school improvement. Flint Community Schools in Michigan is the latest district to host its own ASAP Academy for principals and teachers.

The Accelerated School Administrator Program (ASAP®) has been conducting school leadership academies for over 10 years. The program is customized to the needs of each district or state, using elements in a blended program format with many unique features that distinguish it from typical district programs. The ASAP Academy combines initial Educational Leadership Assessments of individual capacities, personal interviews, and a “Decision Making and Prioritization Skills Assessment,” which provides each candidate with a number of crisis scenarios during a simulated school day, and a condensed time frame in which to formulate reactions and responses. This creates a rich dataset from which to build individual learning plans, team goals and activities, and components of school team involvement in the school improvement planning process.

To find out more about how your district can participate and how we can help you secure finding, visit our Academy page at ASAP Elearning.

 


 

Pennsylvania Review Committee approves ASAP for PDE credit

The Accelerated School Administrator Program (ASAP) from Qumark Global Solutions is now certified to provide 300 continuing education hours to participants in Pennsylvania's Inspired Leadership Program (PIL) under Act 45.

The Pennsylvania Inspired Leadership Review Committee approved ASAP® for a three year period from May 30, 2013 to May 31, 2016. Read more...

 


 

New Learning Module

Important Strategies for Multiple Choice Assessments

Free Learning Module to Help You Master Online Tests!

Online assessments and exams are becoming a common tool for standards-based professional development and professional certification. For many reasons, people commonly consider multiple choice exams easier than essay exams, perhaps because the correct answer is guaranteed to be among the possible responses. In reality, well-designed multiple choice exams are often more difficult because, by their very nature, they force the learner to be familiar with a much broader range of material and require the learner to have a greater familiarity with the standards and competencies of their profession.

Now, ASAP offers a free learning content module, Important Strategies for Multiple Choice Assessments to assist learners in studying for, practicing and mastering online multiple choice assessments.

ASAP Testimonials

  • “From a program director’s point of view, the most exciting element of implementing ASAP has been the flexibility granted to us to adapt the wonderful features of ASAP to our own district and program needs. The technical support has been outstanding. Only three months into implementation, we can already see professional growth in our program participants due to their involvement with ASAP.”

    Theresa Croteau, Director of Staff Development
    Leon County Schools, Florida