Lockport superintendent completes leadership academy, named state fellow

Dr. McBride graduated today from the IASA School for Advanced Leadership, an 18-month program designed to elevate superintendent’s leadership skills and impact student achievement. Pictured (L to R): Dr. Nancy Blair, ISAL Facilitator; Dr. Gary Zabilka, ISAL Facilitator; Dr. Robert McBride, Superintendent of Lockport Township High School District 205; Dr. Patrick Halloran, ISAL Coach.

Lockport — Lockport Township High School District 205 Superintendent Robert McBride has been named a state fellow after completing the state association School for Advanced Leadership academy, which is designed to boost leadership skills and help student achievement, according to a news release.

McBride received his diploma during a graduation ceremony June 17 at the Illinois Association of School Administrators’ headquarters in Springfield. There have been 150 Illinois superintendents named an ISAL fellow since 2010, when the academy started, according to the release. McBride was among 26 superintendents to graduate in his cohort.

McBride has been an educator for 33 years and superintendent in District 205 for three years.