About AASA

AASA, the School Superintendents Association, advocates for the highest quality public education for all students, and develops and supports school system leaders.

AASA, the School Superintendents Association, founded in 1865, is the professional organization for more than 13,000 educational leaders in the United States and throughout the world. AASA members range from chief executive officers, superintendents and senior level school administrators to cabinet members, professors and aspiring school system leaders.

AASA members are the chief education advocates for children. AASA members advance the goals of public education and champion children’s causes in their districts and nationwide. As school system leaders, AASA members set the pace for academic achievement. They help shape policy, oversee its implementation and represent school districts to the public at large.

This website includes information about AASA's governance activities, advocacy initiatives, membership, conferences and meetings, program and resource development and more.

Through the Educating the Total Child advocacy campaign, AASA members are committed to creating the conditions necessary for all students to become successful, lifelong learners..

Become a Member of AASA
School system leaders join AASA for advocacy, professional enrichment, information, representation, support, networking and recognition.

AASA Governance
AASA is governed by an elected Governing Board and Executive Committee. Additional opportunities for leadership involvement include appointed Advisory Committees. The officers of AASA include the president, president-elect and past president. Rosters of the Governing Board, Executive Committee, Advisory Committees and other committees are contained here, as well as election materials and meeting summaries.

AASA Bylaws, Beliefs and Position Statements
AASA Bylaws, Beliefs and Position Statements are the primary documents that describe AASA’s structure and reflect the organization’s philosophy and approach to major issues in education.

AASA Staff
Who we are, what we do and how to contact us.

AASA Frequently Asked Questions
This comprehensive list provides answers to common questions about membership, AASA's affiliated state associations, and AASA staff, meetings and resources. For questions not covered by the FAQ, please call our membership services center at 703-875-0748703-875-0748 (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eastern).