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


Improving School Safety: Policy Trends, Assessment and Prevention

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 2:00 p.m.
Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00) 
School safety is a mission critical priority for state and local education leaders as they move to shape policies and procedures that protect their students, teachers, and communities.

In this 90-minute webinar, you’ll hear about the steps that state and local leaders are taking to prevent school violence through the implementation of threat assessment models and through efforts to improve school climate.
Renowned school safety experts will discuss the evidence base behind these promising approaches, and what school administrators and leaders can do to implement these evidence-based strategies systemwide to prevent school tragedies and incidents of violence.

Presenters: Anthony Petrosino, director, WestEd Justice & Prevention Research Center; Dewey Cornell, professor of education, University of Virginia; Bill Modzeleski, senior consultant, SIGMA Threat Management; and Natalie Walrond, director, Center to Improve Social and Emotional Learning and School Safety.


How the Student Loan Crisis is affecting your district

Wednesday, October 10, 2019 2:00 pm 
Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00) 

Student loans in America are in a state of crisis and it affects your member districts and their staff. Interestingly, 80% of Millennials will choose an employer because they offer a student loan benefit. Furthermore, 54% of Millennials prefer a student loan benefit over a retirement benefit. Mr. Churchill will present in detail how your district can leverage the services of our solutions partner, GotZoom, to recruit and retain your staff without incurring any cost and administrative obligations for your district. Whether a new hire or a seasoned staff member, if they have student loan debt, GotZoom may be the perfect answer for them and your district.

Presenters: Breck Churchill, vice president of sales, GotZoom, Inc., and more to be announced.


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.