Frequently Asked Questions

Who is organizing this event?

The Superintendents Summit is being conducted by the District Administration Leadership Institute, a professional development association of District Administration magazine.

Is there really no cost to attend the Superintendents Summit?

Basic lodging, meal, and airfare costs associated with attendance at the Superintendents Summit are underwritten by the Institute. Invitees who attend this event will receive three nights lodging during the event (Wed, Thurs and Fri), all Summit meals and receptions, and reimbursement for round-trip economy airfare up to $400.

How will Summit attendees be reimbursed for airfare?

Each attendee who submits an airfare receipt for Summit travel will receive a reimbursement check at the event covering airfare of up to $400. Alternatively, attendees who drive to the Summit will be reimbursed for mileage up to $400.

How many superintendents will participate in the Summit?

Participation is by invitation only, and will be limited to approximately 70 superintendents.

What topics will be covered in the Summit program?

Planned topics include school improvement strategies, mobile learning, social media, online and virtual schooling, curriculum and assessment, special education, interactive classroom technology, health and wellness, and business and finance. Sessions will be led by recognized experts, with ample opportunity for interactive plenary sessions and attendee networking.

Who are the sponsors for this event?

The Superintendents Summit is sponsored by an invitation-only group of leading innovators in K-12 education whose top executives value high-level interaction with influential superintendents. There will be no sales presentations at the event.

Can spouses or significant others attend the Summit?

Spouses or life partners are welcome to accompany attendees and enjoy the provided accommodations at the resort.  DALI offers two guest passes: the first is the full guest pass for $400 and includes all meals.  The second is a dinner-only pass for $150 and includes just the reception and dinner on Wednesday and Thursday.  (The guest pass fee is waived for current DALI members.) Airfare reimbursement is provided for participating superintendents only.

Can I extend my stay at the hotel?

Yes; we have negotiated an attractive room rate which you can extend at your own expense for up to three days prior to or after the event, based on availability.

Will attendance at future Superintendents Summits also be possible?

Yes. Membership and participation at future Summits will be announced at the event.