School Administrator: Accreditation of Schools & Operating in a VUCA World

AASA’s latest magazine issue examines the ins and outs of school district accreditation. Plus, managing an education system at a volatile time.



Meeting Every Challenge Every Day in a Rapidly Changing World

Kristi Wilson (formerly Sandvik), superintendent of the Buckeye Elementary School District in Buckeye, Ariz., and the 2020 Arizona Superintendent of the Year,   named as the 2020-21 president of AASA, The School Superintendents Association. Watch the 2020 AASA virtual installation celebration  here. 

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.

School Administrator Extras

A 2-minute video, tied to AASA’s August magazine issue, features Ray McNulty, president of the Successful Practices Network, on reimagining the school system during a volatile and uncertain time. 

Take Action to Protect Public Schools

Educators are deeply committed to providing students the best possible education and support during the challenging year ahead, but, with every state slashing education spending, they need the federal government’s help. Next school year is fast approaching. Educators need our help to do their very best for students. Please act now.


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.

Stay Up-to-Date and Connected

Fuel your passion and drive your ambitions forward with a new online platform allowing AASA members to share winning strategies, resources and ideas, engage with colleagues across the nation (or right next door) and grow personal and professional learning communities.

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.


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.


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.


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 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.


Dan Domenech Introduces AASA Resolution to Reopen Schools

 In this short video, Daniel A. Domenech, executive director of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, introduces a resolution to support a safe, healthy and district-specific reopening process that was informed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For more information, visit


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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