Public Policy Resources

Want to know more about AASA's public policy work? Here you can find resources about advocacy, an archive of "Federal Dateline" columns from The School Administrator magazine and find out more about the AASA public policy staff. If you've seen a presentation recently and want to download it, check out our PowerPoint presentations!

Find Your Representative in Congress - Enter your zip code at the bottom of the page and see a list of your elected representatives in Washington.

AASA Research 
Find AASA's research papers, including the annual Superintendent Salary and Benefits Study, decennial State of the Superintendency reports, and a series on the economic downturn.

Legislative Corps Weekly Update
Sasha Pudelski writes a concise summary of everything that has happened in Congress, and it arrives in your in box on Monday mornings. Care to sign up? Email Sasha (

State Advocacy Network
Noelle Ellerson provides a monthly federal policy update, opening up the lines for networking and sharing among and between educators who are active in advocacy. Interested in joining? Email Noelle (

AASA Legislative Trends Report
Sasha Pudelski publishes a quarterly report on legislative trends from around the country. Each legislative report will focus on a specific type of education policy. The first report was released in Sept 2012 and focused on charter school legislation from Jan 2012 to July 2012. Email Sasha ( to subscribe.

AASA Policy Insider
Noelle Ellerson and Sasha Pudelski author a periodical publication that will delve further in to the analysis and evaluation of the policy issues and priorities that are at the heart of AASA’s advocacy agenda. Email Sasha ( to subscribe.

Join AASA - Not a member? Visit our membership section and learn more.

Meet the Public Policy Staff at AASA - See biographic information about the staff working to represent you in Washington.

Policy and Legislation Related Websites - Looking for good policy information? Check out these websites.