Leadership Matters: A Virtual Webinar Series


Each interactive program in this series is presented by leading experts in the field of public education. These engaging professional development opportunities provide important information relevant to the work of superintendents and other school system leaders.

Upcoming Webinars


Archived Webinars


STOP School Violence Act 101

June 21, 2018 at 4 p.m. EDT

After the tragedy at Parkland, Congress acted quickly to create a new funding stream to support state and local efforts to deter school violence. The passage of the STOP School Violence Act authorizes $75 million in funding for Fiscal Year 2018 and $100 million in funding for the following nine years. 

AASA, in partnership with Sandy Hook Promise, is presenting this webinar to explain the grant opportunities for districts, how to apply and how the dollars can further school safety efforts and mental health programs in your district. 

Presenters: Katrina Velasquez, Esq., MA, managing principal, Center Road Solutions and Dana Montgomery, associate field director, Sandy Hook Promise.



Superintendent Entry: Five Lessons in Organizing for Success When Entering a New District

June 27, 2018 at 2 p.m. EDT

This webinar will address some of the key challenges and opportunities that superintendents new to their roles and/or districts have to face as they hit the ground learning, and quickly work to organize their systems for success and impact. The webinar will also highlight the joint work of AASA and PDK International to meaningful provide support new school system leaders need through their transition and entry process.

Presenters: Mort Sherman, associate executive director, Leadership Services, AASA, and Josh Starr, chief executive officer, PDK.


Live Virtual Programs

These real-time virtual programs are essential professional development opportunities for you and your school system's staff leaders. Additionally, they eliminate travel expenses and reduce time spent out of the office and the school system. All programs are priced per site so that multiple people from the same location can participate for one registration fee.  

Virtual Seminar Partnerships

The AASA Leadership Development department is proud to offer AASA members the opportunity to participate in important and timely virtual seminars through partnerships with business leaders.



With questions contact Gayane Minasyan at gminasyan@aasa.org or Deanna Atkins at datkins@aasa.org.