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Rural Education Alliance for Leadership (REAL Institute)

Saint Francis University, Pennsylvania Leadership Development Center, and the IU8 invite you and your leadership teams to register for Act 45 PIL courses at the REAL Institute. Courses for the next session will be in spring 2019.

    • REAL Institute
    • Fall 2018 Class
    • Spring 2019
    Fall 2018 Class

    Leadership Frameworks for Transforming Education

    40-credit hour approved PIL program designed to guide school leaders through the  five essential domains of leading: authentic, visionary, relational, quality and service leaders.

    Time/Place: August 15 - December 17, 2018; Online + face-to-face at Saint Francis University

    First meeting is August 15, 2018 at 8:00 am, Shields School of Business, Vista Room, 302.

    Group meeting: Wednesday, October 17, 2018 in DiSepio 211. Meeting begins at 5:00 pm, with dinner at 6:00 pm.  

    Evidence Fair: Monday, December 17, 2018, IU08 Offices, Altoona at 4:00 pm.

    Cost: $500/participant

    Spring 2019

     

    Leadership Frameworks for Transforming Education

    40-credit hour approved PIL program designed to guide school leaders through the  five essential domains of leading: authentic, visionary, relational, quality and service leaders.

    Time/Place: January 28 - April 26, 2019; Online + face-to-face at Saint Francis University

    First meeting will be held January 28, 2019, at Saint Francis University and the second group meeting will be determined during the first meeting.

    Cost: $500/participant

  • REAL Highlights

     REAL Group fa18 

    The REAL Institute, a partnership between Saint Francis, PLDC, and IU8, hosted the evidence fair in completion of the first ACT 45 course entitled, Leadership Frameworks for Transforming Education. This 40 credit hour PIL program was designed to guide school leaders through the five essential domains of leading: authentic, visionary, relational, quality, and service leaders. Dr. Pat Crawford facilitated this course throughout the semester which concluded last evening with an evidence fair of growth and achievement. Congratulations to all our participants. We look forward to welcoming the new cohort in January! Interested participants should contact Graduate Director, Mrs. Melissa Peppetti.

    REAL Forum Web

    Pennsylvania State Representatives Judy WardTommy Sankey, and John McGinnis, as well as State Senator, John Eichelberger, attended a forum, hosted by Saint Francis University’s Rural Education Alliance for Leadership (REAL) Institute. The forum focused on issues impacting rural schools and how institutions can better work with their local communities to meet these challenges and reinvigorate rural education.