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Aspiring Leaders Program

Bulloch County Schools' Aspiring Leaders Program is designed to support our school system's aspiring employee leaders. The program provides an understanding of how a strong sense of our district’s essentials of leadership along with professional skills and competencies help to shape effectiveness as a leader.

Aspiring Leaders are current assistant principals or teacher leaders who are preparing for future leadership roles within Bulloch County Schools. Aspiring Leaders have the capability to make a significant difference in the current and future performance of student achievement and organizational effectiveness within our school district.

Program Eligibility

Potential candidates for the Aspiring Leader Program, must meet one of the following certification requirements prior to submitting an application.

  • Hold an up-to-date Georgia Professional Standards Commission leadership certificate
  • Be willing to enroll in a university leadership development program that will lead to a L5, L6 or L7 leadership certification
  • Hold a district-recognized leadership position


The 2022 to 2023 application for the Aspiring Leaders Program is now available. The application deadline is August 15, 2022.

FY23 Aspiring Leaders Application.pdf (PDF)

Selection of Program Candidates

Applications will be scored and participants will be notified by August 31, 2022. If you are chosen to participate, session attendance is required. All sessions will occur from 4:00-5:30. Please make sure you are willing to fully commit.

Key Contacts

Kelly Spence
Executive Director of Curriculum & Instruction

Amanda McQuaig
Administrative Assistant

Program Application

 FY23 Aspiring Leaders Application.pdf (PDF)

District Direction

Bulloch County Schools Strategic Plan 2022 to 2027

2022 to 2023 Schedule of Class Dates

Session dates are as follows:

  • September 14, 2022 
  • October 12, 2022 
  • November 3, 2022
  • December 1, 2022
  • January 3, 2023 
  • February 8, 2023
  • March 9, 2023 
  • April 11, 2023 
  • May 10, 2023