Events Related to Equity

Upcoming Events 


 AASA is co-hosting a convening on equity with the Children's Defense Fund at Haley Farm in Knoxville, TN. So far, twenty-five superintendents representing 16 states registered to attend the event-- including AASA President Gail Pletnick, 2017 National Superintendent of the Year, Matthew Utterback and 2016 National Superintendent of the Year, Thomas Tucker. If you're interested in learning more about the event and/or are interested in attending contact Bryan Joffe at

 Past Events

February 24-26, 2017: Teacher Leadership Summit: Attracting, Retaining and Developing a Diverse STEM Teaching Workforce

To tackle the issue of underrepresentation in STEM education, the Smithsonian Science Education Center and Shell Oil Company hosted a Teacher Leadership Summit powered by Teach to Lead at Howard University. At this summit, teams of educators created plans for attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse STEM teaching workforce in their districts to become catalysts for systemic change. Read more about the event.

August 2017