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Leadership Services

Leadership Services - Maximize Leadership Efficiency and Effectiveness
Maximize Leadership Efficiency & Effectiveness 


Our leadership team combines decades of experience as board members, superintendents, principals, and leadership coaches to provide members with a slate of services focused on maximizing the efficiency and effectiveness of district leaders and leadership teams. From helping boards hire their next superintendent to supporting districts in the strategic planning process, Leadership Services has the skills and expertise necessary to help you navigate the challenges and opportunities associated with district leadership.

Leadership Services Offers...

  • Leadership Development

    Leadership Development at KASB encompasses various programs and initiatives to enhance leadership skills and capabilities. These include:

    • Whole Board Training
    • Business and Operations Leadership Development (BOLD)
    • Leadership for Tomorrow (LFT)
    • Women's Leadership Summit
    • Board Leadership Coaching
    • Human Resources Cohort (Thrive)

    These leadership development initiatives are designed to equip board members and educational leaders with the necessary skills, knowledge, and resources to effectively lead their organizations and drive positive change in Kansas public schools.

  • Goal Setting

    Goal Setting focuses on establishing clear objectives, expectations, and plans for board performance, district planning, and evaluation processes. It encompasses the following components:

    • Goals and Expectations
    • Long-Range Planning
    • Board Self Evaluation
    • Superintendent Evaluation

    By engaging in goal setting, the Leadership Team fosters effective governance, strategic planning, and performance evaluation practices that contribute to Kansas public schools' overall success and advancement.

  • District Services

    District services offered by our Leadership Team encompass a range of specialized assessments and support tailored to meet the unique needs of school districts. These services include:

    • Superintendent Searches
    • Business and Operation Audits
    • Human Resources Studies
    • Technology Audits

    These district services support districts in improving their operational efficiency, strategic decision-making, and overall organizational effectiveness. By leveraging their expertise and resources, we assist districts in addressing critical areas of need and achieving their educational goals.

  • Staff Training

    Staff training offered by our Leadership Team encompasses a variety of professional development opportunities designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of district staff members. These training programs include:

    • Safety Training
    • Evaluation Training
    • Board Clerk Training
    • District Culture Development
    • New Board Member Training
    • Strategic Planning

    Through these staff training programs, the KASB Leadership Team empowers district staff members with the necessary skills, knowledge, and tools to excel in their roles and contribute to the overall success of their districts.

  • Data & Research

    KASB collects data from our members annually and uses this information in combination with data from KSDE and other sources to allow school districts to compare themselves to one another and gather ideas for planning and improvement. We provide five-year enrollment projections for each district, salary and benefits comparisons, policy discussions, school board elections data, and information useful for teacher contract negotiations and executive staff services. We ensure to only ask for data from districts that isn't available from other sources, and we're always looking to refine the methods and the content of our data collections.

    Why should I fill out my Member Data Survey? 

    • Your time and data help KASB better serve your school district and other districts statewide. 
    • The data you input gets stored in another secure location in case of district data shortage, security leaks, or a cyber attack. 
    • Gain access to customized data solutions.

    Gain Better Insight into your District’s Enrollment

    Finetune your district planning with KASB’s Enrollment Projections. Your district’s data is combined with other districts in Kansas and KSDE’s data to project enrollment for your school district. This insight allows your administration to better plan for staff, facilities, programs, and more. 

    Enrollment Projection Benefits:

    • Data breaks out by grade, demographics, and program participation. 
    • Projections are offered free to member districts. 

    Get access to the data by clicking here and logging into the member portal. 

Most Leadership Services are provided on an hourly basis. Certain projects or supports, including superintendent searches, utilize a separate pricing structure.

Standard Service Costs

Standard services cost $200/hour plus mileage. Districts will receive a maximum price quote to ensure budgetary alignment.

Superintendent Searches

Searches are priced based on district enrollment sizes. Prices range from $3,500 to $6,500 for districts with fewer than 10,000 students.

Contact our leadership team and learn more about how KASB can help you maximize your district's impact on student success by emailing our Assistant Executive Director of Leadership Services, Dr. Britton Hart, at