School Administrator: Changing Nature of Parenthood and Childhood

AASA’s latest magazine issue examines modern parenthood and childhood and the impact on schooling by experts in developmental and child psychology, sociology, economics and education.

Obituary: Gary Marx, AASA’s Influential Voice on Communications 

Gary D. Marx's two decades of communication leadership at AASA significantly raised the association's public profile across the country and beyond. He died Friday (May 31) at 80 of prostate cancer.

School Administrator Extras

A 2½-minute video, tied to AASA’s June magazine issue, features Joshua Starr, CEO of PDK International and former superintendent, on his parental paradox of pushing academics or personal competencies on his own kids.

Registration Open for 2019 Legislative Advocacy Conference

Join a delegation of superintendents and school business officials this summer in Washington, D.C., July 8-10, 2019.

New Case Studies: Innovative Practices in K-12 Systems

Twenty-five national Innovative Best Practice schools/districts share how innovative approaches have impacted student learning in the following case studies, compiled by AASA, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and the Successful Practices Network (SPN).
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.

Leaders Matter Campaign

AASA, The School Superintendents Association has launched its Leaders Matter campaign to showcase school districts where the exemplary leadership of the superintendent has resulted in meaningful, measurable outcomes for the schools, students and communities they serve. Learn more.

School Safety and Crisis Planning Toolkit

This toolkit comprised of a set of online resources to assist school districts before, during and after a crisis. This package features a myriad of resources as well as a select group of safety leaders throughout the U.S. who are ready to provide peer-to-peer guidance about a variety of crises, including shootings, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, fires, suicides and other major disruptions that come without notice. Learn more.

I Love Public Education Campaign

The campaign is designed to facilitate deliberate conversations and strong, meaningful actions on the efforts to bolster our schools to best support the students they serve. Learn more.

Membership

AASA members receive all AASA benefits and services, including legal support program, member discounts, eligibility to vote and to hold elected office and more.  Learn more.

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.  Learn more. 

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. Learn more.  

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California Superintendent Testifies at Natural Disaster Hearing
Steven Herrington, superintendent, Sonoma County (Calif.) Office of Education, testified before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education to share insight and lessons learned after the 2017 Tubbs Fire in Sonoma County, the most destructive wildfire in state history.

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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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