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The C.A.S.H. School Facilities Leadership Academy





The C.A.S.H. School Facilities Leadership Academy provides an intensive learning opportunity to candidates with the ambition and potential to be facilities leaders in executive positions for California’s public schools.


About the Program

This year long, intensive program provides professional training to current and future school district facility leaders in areas including modernization, new construction and maintenance of the community’s public schools. The Academy is held every other year and will begin with an institute in March. Thereafter, classes are held on Friday afternoons and Saturdays, generally once a month. All classes are held at a location determined in close proximity to the Sacramento International Airport.


The Academy is distinguished by the following major elements:

  • Each participant is teamed with a mentor

  • Mentors frequently interact and evaluate participants progress

  • Participants develop and respond frequently to self and group assessments

  • Participants are expected to lead, assist, and follow within their selected teams

  • Frequent team and individual presentations are required

  • The Academy is limited to 25 applicants and 25 mentors.


Click here for the Participant Application.  Please fill out and send to We look forward to receiving your application.




Joe Dixon, Chair

Coalition for Adequate School Housing (C.A.S.H.)


Joel Montero, Chief Executive Officer

Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance team (FCMAT)