Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) Option
Students completing the Leadership Academy will also have the option to extend the second summer residency to earn a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS). CAGS candidates will continue the study and development of their managerial skills related to the fiscal, political, personnel, and demographic challenges they may encounter as educational leaders. CAGS summer program will extend the Leadership Academy Conference residency with an additional nine day, nine credit experience that provides students with a concentrated block of time to complete their CAGS courses.
Eligibility: successful completion of MCLA's Leadership Academy
Dates: July 10th-19th 2014 (MCLA Residency)
For MCLA Leadership Academy graduates (including the 2013 Cohort) who seek CAGS only
Summer 2014 9 credits + activities fee* Total cost = $3,600
Option B: For MCLA Leadership Academy graduates (including the 2013 cohort) who also seek a Superintendent/Assistant License (SDL)
Summer 2014 9 credits + activities fee* $3,600
Fall 2014 3 credits + program fee* $1,200
Total cost = $4,800
*Activities fees cover special events, travel, and most meals for students during the residencies. However, housing is not included and students may choose to live on campus at a cost of approximately $90/night.