Candidates for FORGE should be working in an independent or international school at the time of application and planning to do so in the 2020-2021 school year. The FORGE experience is designed for educators with instructional leadership responsibilities.
Application Process and Requirements
Applications for the program are currently closed. Applicants will be notified by email on March 17 on the outcome of their application. Applications will open in January of 2021 for the Summer 2021 program. If you would like to be notified when the 2021 application opens, please complete the"Contact Us" form and specify FORGE as your program of interest.
The application includes
- an application form with contact and demographic information,
- a current resume in PDF, DOC, or DOCX format,
- short essays,
- and two professional references - your current supervisor and a current or past professional colleague.
Applicants will be asked for the names and contact information for their references. References may be contacted by the FORGE admission team during the application review process. Letters of recommendation are not required.
The registration fee for FORGE 2020 will be $1,500. Participants are responsible for the cost of travel to Albuquerque Academy and for lodging. A group rate will be available at a nearby hotel.
Friday, January 17 - Application opens
Monday, February 17 - Application deadline
Tuesday, March 17 - Decision notification
Monday, May 1 - Registration fees due from accepted participants
Tuesday, July 14 - Friday, July 17
FORGE 2020 in Albuquerque, NM