LEADERSHIP SERVICES

AASA’s Leadership Services Department is centered on work that provides knowledge on critical issues facing the education community and the expertise to address them. We are committed to developing and supporting school leaders as they work to ensure the highest quality public education for all students. Our work supports superintendents and school system leaders at every career level, from those aspiring to go into administration to those whose work has made them champions for our public schools and children.

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 About the AASA Leadership Services Department

The responsibilities of the Leadership Services Department are to develop and support school system leaders as they work to ensure the highest quality public education for all students. We engage with our members through programs, professional learning, recognition and awards, strategic partnerships and by providing tools and resources. This department is centered on using research and best practices to provide knowledge on critical issues facing the education community and build leadership expertise to address them. 

 Leadership Programs 

 AASA’s Leadership Development programs develop and support school system leaders as they work to ensure the highest quality public education for all students. We engage with our members through these leadership programs to provide them the skills they need to lead 21st century learning that will benefit all students. Our programs use research and best practices to provide knowledge on critical issues facing the education community and build leadership expertise to address them.  

Leadership Development  

The AASA Leadership Development Department addresses the leadership needs of school leaders through partnerships with AASA state affiliates and national and regional networks. The department’s professional development programs offer a systems approach to the transformation of public education to meet the expectation of universal success for all children. The department works with sponsors and foundations to provide appropriate programming and professional development for the membership. At the AASA National Conference on Education, we organize sessions and programs that enhance the effectiveness of academic leaders.      

Meet The Team 

Mort Sherman, Associate Executive Director -  Oversees leadership services and awards.

Bernadine Futrell, Director -  Directs AASA Certification, Cohort and Consortia groups.

Mary Ann Jobe, Director - Serves as a key AASA resource for association education and leadership development programming. 

Vera Turner, Project Manager - Manages grant activities for the AASA National Women’s Leadership Initiative and the Wallace Foundation Educational Leadership Initiative.

Carolyn Conoboy, Administrative Assistant - Provides administrative support to the Leadership Services and Awards Department.