2023  Application for District Leaders

Application Deadline: December 21, 2022, 11:59pm EST
First In-Person Cohort Meeting: February 24, 2023

The Women of Color Education Collaborative (WOCEC) is a career development and professional learning and support network for women of color school system leaders (superintendents, assistant superintendents, and other district/central office education leaders). The WOCEC mission is to provide a safe and supportive space for women of color education leaders with programming  uniquely designed to enhance  leadership skills, build strong bonds between participants, and promote and prioritize their self-care and healing.

For more information, visit the WOCEC website here.
Participating in the WOCEC

WOCEC requires a year-long commitment from its members. There are two ways to join based on your professional and career needs and the time you have available to participate.

WOCEC Cohort Member. Join as a WOCEC cohort member and with 10-15 other women of color school system leaders participate in multiple WOCEC convenings (in person and virtual) throughout the calendar year. The first cohort meeting will be held in person on February 24, 2023. In addition, as a cohort member you will receive regularly scheduled and/or on demand executive coaching (see below)

WOCEC Executive Coaching Only. Join to receive WOCEC executive coaching from experienced woman of color school system leaders. You can receive up to 8 hours per month of coaching both regularly scheduled and on-demand executive coaching, or on-demand coaching only.

All WOCEC members will have the opportunity to participate in multiple community-building  and professional networking activities throughout the year.
Submitting Your Application

Application Deadline: December 21, 2022, 11:59pm EST

Please complete the application to join the WOCEC in 2023 by responding to the questions on the following pages. You must complete and submit the application in one sitting: You will not be able to save a partially completed application and return to it later.

To facilitate your WOCEC application experience, we recommend that you gather the necessary information before starting the application. You can preview the application questions here

Click the “Next” button below to begin your WOCEC 2023 application.