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Women in the District Office

Empowerment, Professional Learning, and Networking Sessions

The CAPSS’ Women in Leadership Committee, in partnership with Neag School of Education’s Professors Laura Burton and Jennie Weiner, will offer a seminar series during the 2018-2019 academic year focused on the experiences, triumphs, and tribulations of female superintendents, assistant superintendents and any other district-level administrators who are interested in attending. The purpose of these sessions is to bring focus and voice to the special and unique experiences of women in educational leadership, challenge institutional bias, network with women leaders across CT, learn skills and strategies to enhance effectiveness as a female leader and empower and enlighten others around these issues.


Friday, September 21, 2018

This session will introduce participants to how to build an effective network of developmental relationships in their careers and to consider the unique opportunities and challenges for women in leadership.

Location: Mercy by the Sea Conference Center



Friday, November 30, 2018

Friday, January 11, 2019 (snow date January 17)

Friday, March 15, 2019 (snow date March 21st)

Wednesday, May 22, 2019