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  Registrants received a final confirmation email on Friday, February 3.  If you have any questions, please contact 

After tirelessly leading schools through a pandemic and shifting to all virtual professional learning, we are finally ready to be together, in person, for an energizing opportunity to hear from stellar presenters supporting all facets of your leadership development. Learn from our exceptional presenters while also reconnecting or meeting with ISACS colleagues in similar leadership roles. There is so much to learn and so much to share – you won’t want to miss!

Who Should Attend
Division heads and other school leaders.

Date & Times for the Academy (all times are listed in Central time)
To maximize the impact, we hope participants will make plans to participate in the Academy in its entirety. We need your insight and your voice!

  • Wednesday, February 8: Informal Pre-Conference Conversations 6:30 PM – 7:45 pm. If you arrive on Wednesday evening, please join us for an informal and engaging conversation among division heads – you bring the topics!
  • Thursday, February 9: 8:30 am (breakfast) 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
  • Friday, February 10: 8:30 am (breakfast) 9:00 am – 2:30 pm 

Academy Location
The Academy will take place at the Kimpton Gray Hotel, 122 W. Monroe, Chicago, IL

2023 Academy for Division Heads Agenda

Academy Details

Academy for Division Head Sponsor 9ine


Hotel Accommodations, Directions & Parking

Policies for Participation

During online registration, you will be prompted to acknowledge the following policies for participation. ISACS reserves the right to revoke the registration and end the participation of any registrant who does not follow ISACS guidelines.

How to Register for the Academy

To register for any ISACS event, you MUST be logged into your contact record in the new system. Each person must register themselves for the workshop. 


Registration Fees & Details

  • $575 per person from an ISACS member school.
  • $650 per person from a non-ISACS member school.
  • Each participant must register themselves for the Academy.
  • Please review the tabs above on "How to Register for the Academy". 
  • There is no group discount for the Academy.
  • The registration fee includes 2 continental breakfasts, 2 lunches, Thursday evening reception & entrance to the Art Institute (Pre-registration for the Art Insitute is required).
  • Each registrant will also recevie:
    • Meg Bolger’s Facilitation Cards
    • Complimentary copy of PRIMED for Character Education: Six Design Principles for School Improvement by Marvin W. Berkowitz, courtesy of the Kern Family Foundation.
  • Once registered, you will receive an automatic confirmation email.
  • ISACS will send a final confirmation to registrants about one week prior to the Academy.
  • Registration for the Academy for Division Heads
  • Registration Deadlines:
    • Regular registration is available until Monday, January 30 at 5:00 pm central/6:00 pm eastern
    • After 1/30/23 at 5:00 pm central, a $50 late registration fee will be incurred and available until Thursday, February 2 at 5:00 pm central/6:00 pm eastern. Space permitting.

Cancellation & Questions

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations for the Academy must be received in writing to ISACS by emailing 10 business days prior to the Academy to receive a refund. ISACS will determine the refund amount, if any. Registration may be transferred to another member from the same school until February 6.

If you are experiencing any flu-like or COVID-19 symptoms, please remain at home.

If you have any questions, please contact the ISACS staff at