Public Schools Week (Feb. 22-26, 2021)

AASA is pleased to join its partner, Learning First Alliance, in celebrating Public Schools Week. While school may not look like it used to, AASA remains committed to providing access to high-quality public education to every student and committed to supporting amazing educators like you.

Conference Daily Online

Superintendents, school district administrators, journalists, communications officers and other advocates of public education can follow activities at AASA’s virtual 2021 National Conference on Education (Feb. 18-19) through Conference Daily Online.

2021 National Superintendent of the Year®

Congratulations to Michelle Reid, superintendent of Northshore School District in Bothell, Wash, and the 2021 National Superintendent of the Year®! This distinction honors school system leaders throughout the country who are making a positive difference in the lives of the students they serve, in addition to ensuring the safety and wellness of their school communities.

National COVID-19 School Response Dashboard

AASA is proud to partner on the National COVID-19 School Response Dashboard, the first nationwide database that systematically maps schools’ responses to the pandemic across the United States. Access the data you need to make informed decisions around COVID-19, school reopening and mitigation tactics.

School Administrator: The Shift to Remote Schooling

AASA’s latest magazine issue discusses how schools have handled instruction and support for their students during virtual learning. 



School Administrator Extras

A 2-minute video tied to the AASA magazine’s February issue features bestselling author Liz Wiseman (Multipliers) discussing the challenges of building effective work teams during unprecedented times.

ATTN Aspiring Leaders: Are you ready to take the next step in your career?

Applications for the Aspiring Superintendents Academy: Blended Learning are due March 5.
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.




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. 
 View the Guidelines For Reopening Schools here.


 AASA's Leadership Network 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.


 The series will provide opportunities for AASA members and staff to share ideas and helpful strategies on behalf of the students and communities they serve during these very challenging times. Register or Learn more. 

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Now Available: Expanded Pathways AASA's Multimedia Youth Apprenticeship Toolkit

Get tips for gathering school support, funding and community interest; access documents, links and literature to help you get started; and learn winning strategies to enhance and maintain a successful program.

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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

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]