School Leadership Training Program Grant


To create and implement a school leadership training program for the State Superintendent, county superintendents, senior instruction-related staff, members of the Accountability and Implementation Board, members of the State Board, members of county boards, and school principals.

When will the application be open?

This Grant Information Guide (GIG) was released on May 15, 2024.

Application Submission Date

Sunday, June 9, 2024. No later than 5:00 pm EST.

Funding Amount Available

$2,000,000 - Awards will vary based on application. MSDE may award components separately.

Estimated Number of Grants

At least one (1), MSDE may award components separately.

Customer Service Support Sessions

MSDE will hold two customer service support sessions for interested applicants. During these sessions, MSDE personnel will review what applicants need to get started, the program requirements, as well as a walk-through of the application.

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Video Call Link

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Video Call Link

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Video Call Link


If you have questions about the application or the process, please contact the Program Manager:

Phil Lasser
Senior Executive Director, Strategic Initiatives

A list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) and answers will be posted to the MSDE website following customer service support sessions.


Grant Information Guide (PDF)

Application for Participation (PDF)

Application for Participation (Word)