Indicators for Dynamic School Decision-Making

The CDC has released core and secondary indicators for decision makers to consider when deciding to open, close or reopen schools over time. The core indicators include measures of underlying community transmission, as well as a measure of adherence to key mitigation strategies.

SA Thought Leadership Series

The first installment in School Administrator’s Thought Leadership Series featuring prominent book authors captures the thinking of Daniel H. Pink in a conversation with Jill Siler, superintendent of Gunter Independent School District in Texas.

Helping Kids Mini Grant Program

COVID-19 has highlighted glaring inequities across the nation, particularly within the educational landscape. Apply for the 2021 Helping Kids Mini Grant Program to be considered for $2,500 in funds to help further your equity in virtual learning initiatives. Applications will be accepted through November 8.

School Administrator: Educating for Democracy

AASA’s latest magazine issue examines the ways school districts can promote civic education and involvement in political life for their students.

 

 

AASA Equity Cohort

As students, families and school systems nationwide are embarking on a new academic year in the unprecedented COVID-19 environment, AASA, The School Superintendents Association, is launching the AASA Equity Cohort comprised of school system leaders committed to address the greatest social justice and civil rights issue in the U.S. today—educational inequity.

School Administrator Extras

A 2-minute video, tied to AASA’s September magazine issue, features a get-out-to-vote initiative in North Carolina’s Guilford County Schools. Watch the September Extras video

Guidelines for Reopening Schools: An Opportunity to Transform Public Education

 

Read, share and adopt AASA’s guidelines for reopening schools. These recommendations represent the consensus-driven opinions of AASA COVID-19 Recovery Task Forces participants, combined with additional recommendations from national and international frameworks related to ensure that the reopening of schools is as safe, efficient and personalized as possible. Read the press release here. View guiding principles and action steps for reopening.

Virtual Meetings for Educational Leaders

These virtual events are designed so you can learn about topics related to running your districts under quarantine, staying connected to staff and students, implementing and ensuring quality distance learning and more. The AASA Leadership Network is here for you during these challenging times.

COVID-19 Resources: Emergency Management, School Safety and Crisis Planning

AASA recognizes that many of our members have concerns about the ongoing/encroaching spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and its potential impact on schools, and stands ready to provide educators with the most up-to-date information and recommendations.

2019-20 AASA Superintendent Salary & Benefits Study

AASA, The School Superintendents Association, is pleased to release its eighth annual superintendent salary study. The 2019-20 AASA Superintendent Salary & Benefits Study is based on more than 1,300 responses and gauges the compensation, benefits and critical demands of urban, suburban and rural school system leaders across the nation.

 
AASA, The School Superintendents Association advocates for equitable access for all students to the highest quality public education, and develops and supports school system leaders.

GUIDELINES FOR REOPENING SCHOOLS

The AASA COVID-19 Recovery Task Force has created a consensus-driven set of guidelines for reopening schools effectively in the COVID-19 environment. This is a living website and will continue to be updated as the Task Force releases additional details. 
View the Guidelines here.

COMMUNITY AND RESOURCES ON COVID-19

AASA aims to provide the best, most up-to-date information available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We also encourage you to visit the Emergency Management, School Safety and Crisis Planning Community to share resources and participate in discussions with fellow administrators. 
Visit the Coronavirus Resources page here.

AASA LEADERSHIP NETWORK WEBINARS

In order to support as many leaders as we can while navigating this challenging time, AASA’s Leadership Network cohorts and thought partners are providing FREE webinars where you’ll gain advice and strategies on the most critical issues leaders are facing. 
Register for Webinars here.

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Health and Hunger through the Lens of Race, Ethnicity and Culture



Read AASA's publication, Health and Hunger through the Lens of Race, Ethnicity and Culture. Captured in this publication are the words of African-American, Latinx and Asian-American parents, students, school system leaders and other administrators that reflect the impact of race, ethnicity and culture on health and hunger.

Download the publication [PDF]

Keep Up With The Latest AASA News

AASA Launches Equity Cohort
As students, families and school systems nationwide are embarking on a new academic year in the unprecedented COVID-19 environment, AASA, The School Superintendents Association, is launching a new consortium comprised of school system leaders committed to address the greatest social justice and civil rights issue in the U.S. today—educational inequity.

Read the press release

AASA Releases Results From Second Coronavirus Study
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, AASA issued a nationwide coronavirus school response survey to provide federal, state and local policy makers with data about how districts are adapting and responding to the virus, about prolonged closings, and about the resources and information superintendents are relying on.

Read the press release.

 

AASA Transformational Leadership Consortium

Through our collective involvement in the AASA Transformational Leadership Consortium, member superintendent leadership skills have been strengthened and highly supported. As school district leaders across the nation consider the integration of technology, AASA is helping to support change, growth, and progress. The AASA Transformational Leadership Consortium will continue to guide this critical work.

 


Follow @AASAHQ on Instagram

AASA is excited to announce the launch of its Instagram account! Follow us there for even more great content and to stay connected to the organization and your colleagues across the country. Find us on Instagram




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School Superintendents can show their respective communities how much they're trying to save money by working with AASA's School Solutions Center.

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