The AIU’s Organizational Development and Leadership Services department provides direct assistance to district superintendents, administrators, and school board directors. Services include:
The AIU assists districts in identifying and coordinating resources and services to provide support in school management, planning, and administration. Services include administering surveys, collecting requested information, and serving as a clearinghouse for current issues impacting districts.
The AIU hosts monthly meetings with the Superintendents’ Leadership Services Team who develop and support leadership development initiatives. The AIU co-plans and hosts an annual professional development program for superintendents on current national and regional educational topics, leadership development strategies, and legislative updates
School Board Seminars and Convention
The AIU provides biannual professional development for new and veteran school board directors addressing a range of topics and management-related issues. The AIU also sponsors an annual convention for school board directors introducing AIU services and highlighting school and program management topics.
School District Liaison
The AIU sends representation to regional superintendents’ meetings including Career and Technology Centers’ meetings and others designated to support superintendents and ensure alignment of services.
The AIU assists with scheduling new and assistant superintendents for the oath of office at the federal courthouse.
Superintendent Advisory Council
The AIU conducts monthly meetings with superintendents on current federal, state, and local issues that impact school districts. The AIU organizes the superintendents into six teams based on specific categories designed to address regional educational issues.
Emergency Management Role-Alike
The AIU holds quarterly emergency management services role-alike trainings for district administrators. Information on relevant topics impacting crisis and emergency management in schools is presented and discussed.
New Superintendent Support
The AIU will offer support to new superintendents to ensure they are provided a seamless transition into their new roles and are given the services and supports needed to be successful.