Participants are expected to attend all six academy sessions and complete homework assignments provided at each. Participants will also be expected to complete a leadership development goal and a school improvement project for their home district.
Discussion of what kind of school improvement project and how to manage it will begin in Session I and time will be allocated for discussing projects at each session. Participants will be expected to write up their results in a simple format and present it prior to graduation.
Viterbo University Course Credit
The Wally Zastrow Leadership Academy is being offered for graduate credit through Viterbo University. Three credits may be earned by attending all six sessions and completing the assigned coursework. The fee is $660 payable to Viterbo.
Wallace E. Zastrow
Wallace E. Zastrow was a champion for education. Graduating from Whitewater State Teachers College with a B.A. and an M.A. in business from the University of Iowa. He was a teacher of business education at Fort Atkinson and Whitefish Bay High Schools and School Administrator for the Waukesha School District. Serving at UW-Whitewater, he was the former Director of University Relations.
His passion for the profession was demonstrated in several areas. Wally was a charter member of WASBO and served as the associations' first Executive Director. Through his leadership, WASBO gained recognition and respect as an outstanding educational organization within the State of Wisconsin and ASBO International. His legacy of leadership lives on today for each WASBO member!