REEP Summer Institute for School Leaders

Summer InstituteThe next REEP Summer Institute will be offered July 11-22, 2016 to aspiring school leaders, seated principals, central office leaders, MBA students/graduates interested in education, as well as current REEP students from both the MBA and Business Certificate Programs. The REEP Summer Institute program focuses on leadership, innovation and problem solving. Classes are taught by nationally recognized education leaders and Jones Graduate School of Business faculty. REEP Summer Institute participants will gain valuable knowledge of best practices to apply to their school environment. Classes are innovative, engaging and highly interactive.

Who Should Apply
This program is geared towards current K-12 educators (teachers, assistant principals, principals, school district board members, etc) who already have a Master's degree and want to immerse themselves in a rigorous and innovative summer professional development program to become more effective school leaders.

Past coursework has included:

  • Budgets as a tool for reform
  • Building a high performance culture
  • Education Entrepreneurship
  • Management
  • Past, Present, and Future of the Education Landscape
  • Power and Influence
  • Problem Solving
  • Leadership
  • Business Stimulation and Case Studies

There are a limited number of spots still available for the Summer Institute. To apply, please contact Shea Bledsoe at

REEP Summer Institute program is led by a diverse group of practitioners, scholars, and thought leaders from the worlds of business, education, and leadership.

Program Schedule
The Summer Institute will take place from July 11-22, 2016 (7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.). We anticipate three to four late nights due to special events/activities. All classes will be held at the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. For additional information, please contact Shea Bledsoe at or 713-348-4341.