Tuition covers keynotes presentations, education sessions, materials, limited book supplies and member meal packages; accommodations are paid separately by attendees.

Meal Packages

Meal costs are in Summit tuition and include two buffet breakfasts, one lunch, four beverage breaks, two evening receptions, and one dessert reception for members only. Strategic Partner meal packages are $92 per person and are paid through their exhibit selection and payment process.

How to Register

By submitting your registration, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions set fort by our cancellation policy and acknowledge that you accept said terms.

To submit your registration, first select the Credit Card (Visa or Mastercard) or Invoice option. When selecting the invoice option, you can add a purchase order  number (PO). If you do have a PO ready, select Submit Registration and then forward the completed PO to our offices at 7 Elk Street, Albany, NY 12207.

All POs must be made payable to LEAF, Inc. and all invoices must be paid prior to the event.

Fax or email a copy of your PO to LEAF, Inc. for your tuition payment, after your register for the event online at 518.426.2229 or

Registration will be accepted with a check, purchase order or credit card.

Early Bird

Council Member - $749

Business Member - $749

Non-Member - $849

Search Consultant -$374.50

2023-24 SDP
Participant - $374.50

Retired Life Member - $374.50

2022-23 Retired Life Member - Complimentary

After August 1

Council Member - $774

Business Member - $774

Non-Member - $874

Search Consultant -$387

2023-24 SDP
Participant - $387

Retired Life Member - $387


Registration Questions?

Melanie Seiden
Associate Director for Membership
T:  518.694.4877
F:  518.426.2229
Albany, NY
(8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST)


Cancellation Policy

The Council and LEAF, Inc., work hard to accommodate the volatile nature of educational leader's schedules while keeping high-quality programs affordable. Our cancellation policy aligns with those offered by our national organization (AASA) while ensuring sustainable, high-quality programs.
  • All cancellations must be mailed to our offices, faxed at 518.426.2229 or emailed to We regret we cannot accept telephone cancellations. Email is recommended to ensure confirmation of cancellation.
  • Cancellation requests received four or more weeks prior to the event will be subject to a $100 cancellation fee.
  • Cancellation requests received less than four weeks prior are not eligible for a refund. However, substitution or name changes will be honored for those wishing to be replaced by another representative from their school district.
  • It will take a minimum of six weeks to receive a refund.



Registration Confirmation

All attendee event confirmations are sent via e-mail directly from The Council's and LEAF's confirmation system to each e-mail address provided. This e-mail confirmation is separate from the hotel acknowledgement. If you do not receive your confirmation e-mail within 24 hours after registering, please contact Melanie Seiden at or 518.694.4877.

Your e-mail confirmation includes the Connection Housing hotel registration link. Only registered participants will receive this link.

Registration for Presenters

We appreciate those educational leaders who are presenting an Ignite Keynote or education session and those Strategic Partners who will be presenting an education session. Those who are selected to present must be a paid Summit attendee either individually or through an exhibit booth contract.


The Council and LEAF, Inc., is committed to providing experiences and enviroments that are welcoming, inviting, and user-friendly for all attendees where barriers of any type do not exclude people from attending or participating. We recognize that some individuals may require specific accommodateions to ensure their full and equal participation in our 2023 Fall Leadership Summit.
Please contact us at 518.449.1063 should you need assistance.

Consent to Use Images or Voice Reproductions

Registration and attendance at, or participation in Council and LEAF, Inc. meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registratnt to allow us to use and distribute (both now and in the future) the registrant or attendee's image in photographs or voice in electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities.