DMCouncil Member Benefits

About DMCouncil

DMCouncil member benefits and features

District Management Council (DMCouncil) is more than an annual membership. It’s a unique professional learning community focused on the specific challenges faced by superintendents and senior district leaders.

DMCouncil gives your district’s entire leadership team access to rich training opportunities, insightful research, expert advice that draws on real-district experience, and opportunities to collaborate with peers from districts of all types across the country.

Key Benefits

DMCouncil Member Benefits

  • Connect, share ideas and collaborate with fellow superintendents

    Our community brings together leaders from districts of all sizes and demographics across the country.
  • Strengthen your team's leadership and management capacity

    Our professional development conferences, webinars, and roundtables provide unparalleled learning opportunities.
  • Access expert advice on your district’s specific challenges

    Our experts bring deep knowledge of management and education best practices, systems-thinking, and a fresh perspective.
  • Deepen your knowledge and stay at the forefront of the latest research

    Our resources combine management and education best practices and share lessons learned from our work with school districts.
  • Cost-effectively support your district's leaders to deliver impact

    Provide your team with high-quality research, expert advice, and implementation tips to help them address complex challenges and achieve their goals.

Membership Features

Unparalleled professional development, insightful research, expert advice, and community

DMCouncil Membership gives your district’s entire leadership team access to rich professional development experiences, insightful research, expert advice that draws on real-district experience, and opportunities to collaborate with forward-thinking educational leaders from districts of all types across the country.


Superintendents’ Strategy Summit (SSS)
This annual three-day premier superintendents-only conference brings together member superintendents from around the country to network, share ideas, and explore our latest research on management techniques and education best practices. The focus is on putting these best practices into action for measurable, sustainable results. Materials, meals, and two nights’ hotel accommodations are included with registration. Learn more >

Advisory Calls with Experts
When you have questions or need advice, our experts are here for you and your team. Request a 30-minute advisory call, and you will be matched to speak with the most appropriate DMGroup expert to address your needs.


Professional Development Clinics
Each year, one-day clinics will be offered in a variety of practice areas, with topics rotating throughout the year..

Webinars and Virtual Roundtables
Member-exclusive webinars and virtual events provide opportunities to stay abreast of management and educational best practices from our experts and engage with other members of the DMCouncil community.

In-District Professional Development
Build leadership and management capacity with supplemental in-district professional development for school and district leaders.

Subscription to District Management Journal
Member districts receive district subscriptions to DMGroup’s semi-annual publication. District Management Journal features our latest research, district case studies, and toolkits to help district leaders implement measurable, sustainable improvements. Explore past DMJs >

Join DMCouncil

Become a DMCouncil member to strengthen your district's management and leadership capacity. Download our membership agreement form to join today or fill out the form below to learn more about the ideas, collaboration, and learning shared through DMCouncil.


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