Your Time and Financial Commitment


I understand I must have taken the GACE Ethics for Educational Leaders 380 for program admissions.

I understand the application, resume, and other data are the property of Metropolitan Regional Educational Service Agency (Metro RESA) and cannot be returned. I authorize full investigation of the information given in this application and consent to the representatives of Metro RESA contacting my references, previous employers, and schools attended. All information is considered confidential.

I understand each cohort may be limited to 45 candidates with two (2) cohorts per year. Metro RESA may revise this number based on its capacity to offer quality implementation and still meet the needs of the districts it serves.  Applicants meeting eligibility criteria, but not accepted to participate in the current cohort, will be maintained on a waiting list.

I understand successful completion of the iLEAD program requires meeting all iLEAD standards, attending all required sessions, completing all activities, submitting all required documents, and tendering all payments.

I understand the program fees are as follows and all fees are non-refundable.

Application fee due with application: $75 (non-refundable)

Total Cost of iLEAD Program: (non-refundable)
Metro RESA Service Area: $6,500
Other RESA Service Areas: $7,000
Private Schools/Private Charters: $7,500

Payment Plan:

  • Essentials Course Fee- Due prior to June 1, 2022
    Metro RESA Service Areas (including Public Charter Schools): $1,000
    Other RESA Service Areas: $1,500
    Private Schools: $2,000
  • Program Monthly Fees- $500.00 per month due by the 5th of each month from July-May

Metro RESA will work with School Districts who are interested in paying all or part of the fee on behalf of the candidate.

I understand I am responsible for the payment of fees. Arrangements for payment supported by other means is the responsibility of the applicant.

I understand all application steps must be completed prior to review for admissions.

I understand official notification of admissions will be made via email.