What is the DA Leadership Institute?

The mission of the District Administration Leadership Institute (DALI) is to provide cutting-edge professional development to school district superintendents and other senior education executives to inspire innovation and leadership excellence in K12 education.

This mission is accomplished through top-tier live events focused on intensive networking and collaboration with innovative solution providers, and through engagement in virtual communities to promote ongoing discussion, debate, and the sharing of professional resources and leadership initiatives.

Participation Opportunities:

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DALI Sponsors

Superintendents Summit Sponsors


CDW•G is a leading provider of technology and solutions to schools, delivering engaging, collaborative and interactive learning environments, while securing networks and optimizing data centers. Our team offers assessment, pre-configuration, implementation and ongoing support. For details, visit CDWG.com/k12

logo GovConnection sponsored by Cisco Meraki

GovConnection, in partnership with Cisco Meraki, provide K-12 school districts with end-to-end IT networking solutions for 1:1 initiatives, Common Core readiness, professional development, and more.

Evans Newton Incorporated Evans Newton works with teachers and administrators across America. Through our products and services we provide schools tools and professional development needed to prepare and graduate a nation of people who will excel in life and in our global economy.
  Fuel Education Fuel Education partners with school districts to fuel personalized learning through innovative pre-K–12th grade online learning solutions, featuring the PEAK™ Personalized Learning Platform. getfueled.com.
logo Google in Education Google provides a wide array of innovative products and tools to transform teaching and learning including Chromebooks and Google Apps for Education. Google supports teachers in their efforts to empower students and expand the frontiers of human knowledge.
logo HP HP and its partners offer customized programs with solutions that can provide engaging, relevant, student-centered and personalized learning where technology can be a powerful enabler. With HP, students learn to use technology they’ll use when they enter the workplace, and into a future of connecting and collaborating with a digital world. www.hp.com/go/k12
logo K12 Insight K12 Insight partners with school districts nationwide to develop strategic communication initiatives that allow every stakeholder voice to be heard. Our systemic approach to increasing trust in school districts is achieved by engaging the community through transparency and collaborative decision-making.
logo MIND Research Institute MIND Research Institute is a neuroscience and education research company which applies its distinctive visual approach to illustrating math concepts and building problem-solving skills. MIND is committed to helping all children achieve success in school and life.
logo Middlebury Interactive Languages
Middlebury offers a rich portfolio of world language products, both online and in brick-and-mortar schools, with varying levels of immersion methodology to accommodate different learning styles. Each product is designed with the goal of language proficiency and aligned with national standards set by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).
logo myON
myON, a business unit of Capstone, develops personalized learning environments for students. As the flagship product, myON reader provides unlimited access to the largest integrated collection of enhanced digital books with embedded Lexile assessments to measure student reading growth.
  Pitsco Education Pitsco Education offers hands-on STEM, Algebra and Science solutions that engage students via 21st-century learning experiences.
  Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone prepares students to succeed in a global society by teaching them a new language. Rosetta Stone's solution's integrate into any curricula, providing a path students and educators can follow with confidence, for success with world language skills.
 logo Scientific Learning
Scientific Learning applies proven research on how the brain learns to accelerate learning. We produce patented solutions essential for academic, career, and lifelong success.
Sprint is a leading provider of communications services and devices to K-12. Sprint’s ecosystem of partners provides best in class solutions. Sprint’s portfolio includes voice and data solutions for mobile learning, academics, district operational efficiency, emergency management, and basic communications.

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