2020 National Superintendent of the Year

AASA congratulates Gustavo Balderas, superintendent in Eugene, Ore., on his National Superintendent of the Year® award.

Daily Coverage from the AASA's National Conference on Education

Afraid you'll miss something during #NCE2020 next week? Catch up on all the happenings in Conference Daily Online, AASA's award-winning newsletter, featuring daily coverage of speakers, sessions, photos and videos. The pre-conference edition is live at https://bit.ly/376R3eK.

CASEL, AASA Collaborate to Support District Leadership with Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)

AASA, The School Superintendents Association, and the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) are releasing a new resource, the Districtwide SEL Essentials for Superintendents to support top district leadership in their role in shaping a school district’s SEL vision and aligning district organizational structures to sustain high-quality SEL implementation. Download the toolkit here. to view a short video (1:30) containing highlights of the meeting. Download the toolkit here.

Your Next Career Opportunity is at Your Fingertips

AASA's Conference Daily Online offers current job listings for school district superintendencies, other K–12 administrative positions and professorships in education administration and leadership.

School Administrator: Cultural Responsiveness, Biases and Prejudices

AASA’s latest magazine issue highlights equity audits and other culturally responsive practices.

Addressing Youth E-Cigarette Use and Vaping in Schools

AASA, The School Superintendents Association, supports The American Heart Association (AHA) in its fight against youth e-cigarette use and vaping. AHA has created a toolkit/roadmap to help superintendents and school administrators address this epidemic within their communities. The roadmap includes valuable current resources being used across the country.

School Administrator Extras

A 2-minute video, tied to AASA’s February magazine issue, features Lori Mueller, superintendent in Baraboo, Wis., on recovery efforts in her community following a viral controversy.
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.

Highlights from National Conference on Education (NCE)


Join Leaders of the Learning First Alliance Groups and Sign the Pledge for Public Schools

Leaders of the Learning First Alliance groups—which AASA is a part of—represent 10 million parents, administrators, educators and school board members. In this short video, LFA leaders speak out about the importance of public education in the U.S. and sign the Pledge for Public Schools. LFA will host Public Schools Week 2020, Feb. 24-28, 2020.

 Learn more at http://lovepubliceducation.org/publicschoolproud/.

Resources For School Administrators

AASA created a list of resources to provide school leaders with the tools necessary to succeed. No matter if it’s advocacy and policy, professional development through our leadership network or aspects of the whole child through our Children's Department, you will find information that is tailored to best suit your needs and that of your school district.

View the AASA resources at https://aasa.org/welcome/resources.aspx

Welcome New AASA Members

AASA members are the chief public education advocates in their districts. They advance equity in their school systems and champion children's causes in their communities and at the national level. As education leaders, AASA members set the pace for academic achievement. They help shape policy, oversee its implementation and represent school districts to the public at large.

Membership Benefits Overview  

Policy and Advocacy

AASA represents the dreams, educational expertise and concerns of nearly 10,000 local school system leaders to the three branches of the federal government.

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Professional Learning

AASA is committed to delivering effective professional learning and encourages the use of Standards for Professional Learning, as a guide for developing opportunities that lead to effective teaching practices, supportive leadership, and improved student results.

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Get Network Strong: AASA Leadership Network

The AASA Leadership Network drives superintendent success, innovation and growth, shaping the future of public education while preparing students for what's next. We are the largest, most diverse network of superintendents and aspiring superintendents in America. Passionate and committed, the AASA Leadership Network connects education leaders to the professional learning, leadership development, relationships and partnerships they need to ensure a long career of impact.

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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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