MSD of Martinsville announces Artesian Leadership Academy

By | August 7, 2018


The MSD of Martinsville is pleased to introduce the Artesian Leadership Academy. The Academy is a chance for our community leaders and school district parents to participate in a seven-month program to learn about the MSD of Martinsville and to develop an insider’s perspective in understanding the various roles, challenges, and opportunities that exist in the school.

Twenty participants from throughout the district will be selected to join the Academy. The deadline for the application is Friday, August 17, 2018, at 5 pm. Application link below.

Participants will:

  • -Meet and dialogue with school leadership.
  • -Gain ‘behind the scenes’ knowledge of our district.
  • -Receive insight into our unique educational programming.

Upon completion of the program, our valued participants will become Artesian Ambassadors. The Artesian Ambassadors will be considered partners with the MSD of Martinsville and share the district’s vision within our community. Ambassadors will also be invited to continue to engage with the district through future projects.

The Artesian Leadership Academy includes seven sessions, three hours each.


September 5 – Food Service, including lunch with a student.
Time: 9 AM- 12PM

October 3, 2018 – Maintenance
Time: 8 AM – 11 AM

November 7, 2018 – Transportation, including riding a bus with a student.
Time: 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM

January 9, 2019 – Curriculum and Mental Health Initiatives
Time: 8 AM – 11 AM

February 6, 2019 – Special Education
Time: 8 AM – 11 AM

March 6, 2019 – School Budgets and Financing
Time: 8 AM – 11 AM

May 8, 2019 – Federal & State Laws with guests State Senator Rod Bray and State Representative Peggy Mayfield, and Graduation
Time: 8 AM – 11 AM


  • Must be a resident of the MSD of Martinsville
  • Commitment of three hours per month.
  • Ability to attend all 7 sessions.
  • Desire to learn about the district.

DISCLAIMER: MSD of Martinsville employees including part-time and substitute positions are excluded from participation.

To apply, please click HERE or visit our website, -> resources -> community.

Our selection committee will determine participants for the Academy. Chosen applicants will be contacted through email by August 27th.