School Administrator: K-16 Convergence

AASA’s latest magazine issue examines the expanding opportunities for high school students to participate in dual credit programs. Articles look at a partnership between a rural high school and community college in Illinois, dual enrollment staffing challenges and research-practice collaborations between K-12 educators and university professors.

Mini Grants Available for Hurricane Relief

AASA is offering more than 30 mini-grants of $2,000 to support school districts affected by Hurricanes Florence and Michael. Grant funds will directly support children and families who suffered significant hardships through these devastating storms.

School Administrator Extras

A 2½-minute video, related to AASA’s November magazine on dual enrollment programs for high schoolers, features Andrew Wise, superintendent of Olympia Community Unit School District in Stanford, Ill., discussing his district’s partnership with Heartland Community College.

Candidate Filing Packet for AASA President-Elect due December 7

Interested in running for AASA President-Elect? Materials are due by December 7, 2018. The Governing Board will select the candidates at their meeting in Los Angeles, Wednesday, February 13, 2019.

Registration for AASA's 2019 National Conference on Education is Open

Join us in Los Angeles, Calif., Feb. 14-16, 2019, for AASA's National Conference on Education! Register early and save. Visit for more information.

New School Safety & Crisis Planning Resource

In response to the growing violence in our public schools shattering communities throughout the U.S., AASA, The School Superintendents Association, has released “School Safety & Crisis Planning,” a toolkit for proactive best practices before, during and after a crisis.

Help Foster Kindness in Schools!

AASA is a lead partner with the Middle School Kindness Challenge, spearheaded by Stand for Children. The Challenge is a free, low-lift way to foster social and emotional development and improve your school environment during the critical middle school years. Sign up for the Fall 2018 Challenge today!
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Leaders Matter Campaign

AASA, The School Superintendents Association has launched its Leaders Matter campaign to showcase school districts where the exemplary leadership of the superintendent has resulted in meaningful, measurable outcomes for the schools, students and communities they serve. Learn more.

School Safety and Crisis Planning Toolkit

This toolkit comprised of a set of online resources to assist school districts before, during and after a crisis. This package features a myriad of resources as well as a select group of safety leaders throughout the U.S. who are ready to provide peer-to-peer guidance about a variety of crises, including shootings, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, fires, suicides and other major disruptions that come without notice. Learn more.

I Love Public Education Campaign

The campaign is designed to facilitate deliberate conversations and strong, meaningful actions on the efforts to bolster our schools to best support the students they serve. Learn more.

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AASA members receive all AASA benefits and services, including legal support program, member discounts, eligibility to vote and to hold elected office and more.  Learn more.

Policy and Advocacy

AASA represents the dreams, educational expertise and concerns of nearly 10,000 local school system leaders to the three branches of the federal government.  Learn more. 

Professional Learning

AASA is committed to delivering effective professional learning and encourages the use of Standards for Professional Learning, as a guide for developing opportunities that lead to effective teaching practices, supportive leadership, and improved student results. Learn more.  

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AASA Members Testify in Washington on IRS Proposal
Superintendents David Sovine, Frederick County (Va.) Public Schools, and Richard Fry, Big Spring (Pa.) School District, testified at a public hearing in Washington, D.C., to support the Internal Revenue Service's proposed regulation that would shut down tax shelters related to voucher programs in 12 states.

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NCE 2019: Effective Leadership Creates Success

"Whenever we have a chance to learn from one another, that's a good thing. I like to come to this particular conference because it's superintendents and I learn from all the different things I hear and all the things that I attend." — Robert Mitchell, superintendent, Cumberland School Department, R.I.

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