School Administrator: The State of the Superintendency

AASA’s latest magazine issue examines the perilous state of school system leadership coming out of an especially troubled year.


NCE Registration Open

AASA’s National Conference on Education has opened registration. Register early to get the lowest prices and early access to the room block in Nashville.


School Administrator Extras

A 2-minute video tied to the September issue features a Thought Leadership conversation between author Jon Gordon and Jill Siler, deputy executive director for professional learning with the Texas Association of School Administrators.



Aspiring Superintendents Academy® For Female Leaders

The AASA Aspiring Superintendents Academy® for Female Leaders is a powerful vehicle to put female leaders in the driver's seat of their career. The Academy brings together women who are on the path to the superintendency to build knowledge and confidence in their ability to lead.


IDEAL Cohort

The AASA IDEAL Cohort focuses on the principles behind Innovative Districts Empowering All Learners. The IDEAL Cohort seeks to provide a deeper understanding of what learners need to create the most dynamic learning environment possible. Members of the AASA IDEAL Cohort work collaboratively to research, inspire, empower and amplify educators’ work to realize this new vision for empowering all learners.


Thought Leadership Series

The ninth installment in School Administrator's  Thought Leadership Series features an interview between author Jon Gordon and Jill Siler, deputy executive director for professional learning with the Texas Association of School Administrators.



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.


Call For Demonstration Sites

AASA, based on the recommendations of the Learning 2025 National Commission, seeks to identify educational systems that exemplify student-centered, equity-focused practices with a solid commitment to the whole learner, anti-marginalization, and a future driven outlook.


AASA Equity Cohort

The AASA Equity Cohort will facilitate intentional and deliberate actions to address equity in rural, suburban and urban school districts. The cohort provides school leaders and their teams with a safe, collaborative and action-oriented learning space for courageous conversations about equity in schools.



AASA Early Learning Cohort

The impact of early learning programs on communities is profound. AASA’s Early Learning cohort brings educational leaders from across the country together to review emerging research, discover early learning best practices and plan to facilitate change. Recent research shows the high returns on investment and importance of high-quality early education programs—especially for disadvantaged kids.


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.


NEW Snapshot:
SCHOOL DISTRICT SPENDING OF AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUNDING

(September 1, 2021)
AASA, The School Superintendents Association, surveyed hundreds of district leaders across the U.S. in July
about their plans to utilize American Rescue Plan (ARP) and other federal COVID-19 relief funding
to address the pandemic-related student learning recovery.

Download all findings [PDF]    Read The Advocate     Visit the ARP Webpage





Keep Up With The Latest AASA News

AASA to Host 7th Urban Superintendents Academy Conference
Featured speakers for the event, entitled, Bold Leadership: Leadership, Equity, Accountability and Disruption, include Nikole Hannah-Jones, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Knight Chair in Race and Journalism at the Howard University School of Communications, and Erin Jones, former assistant superintendent for student achievement in Wash. state.

Read the press release

AASA Launches American Rescue Plan Committee
AASA’s American Rescue Plan Committee includes more than 30 superintendents, as well as representatives from several national organizations, to develop recommendations and insights as schools move toward a safe reopening following the impact left by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read the press release.



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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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.

CDC RELEASED SCHOOL TOOLS AND RESOURCES

 

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. 
 View the Guidelines For Reopening Schools here.

AASA LEADERSHIP NETWORK WEBINARS

 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.

AASA LEADER TO LEADER WEBINARS

 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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