AASA National Superintendent Certification Program®

The AASA National Superintendent Certification Program® is THE place for early career superintendents to develop the skills, knowledge and professional networks they need.

The next meeting for all four cohorts will be at AASA's National Conference on Education in Los Angeles, Calif.,  Feb. 14-16, 2018. 

AASA Urban Superintendents Academy

The Urban Superintendents Academy is a cross-institutional partnership that offers a dynamic approach to urban superintendent preparation and certification. AASA, The School Superintendents Association, has launched distinct partnerships with Howard University and the University of Southern California to bolster the effectiveness of school district leadership in our nation’s urban areas.

AASA Women In School Leadership Initiative

AASA National Women's Leadership Consortium is designed to bring together successful women leaders to identify and address barriers women face when aspiring to the top leadership positions in K-12 education.

Join AASA for a New 9-Part Video Series  Beginning September 18 – November 12, 2018 


AASA Digital Consortium

AASA Digital Consortium provides school district leaders the opportunity to work together to gain insight into emerging and successful models of best practices using digital media in support of effective learning experiences.


Redefining Ready!: Getting Kids To Dream Beyond High School

AASA's Redefining Ready! Consortium is a national initiative urging superintendents to share new research-based metrics to more appropriately assess how students are ready for college, career and life.

Encourage our students to dream beyond high school graduation! 


AASA/Mississippi Aspiring Superintendents Academy

Aspiring school superintendents work in person, through monthly online modules and 90-minute Zoom meetings as part of AASA/Mississippi Aspiring Superintendent Academy's blended learning experience.


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Excellence in Leadership in our Nations Public schools has never been more vital to our children's success than it is today.

The AASA Leadership services department is THE place for aspiring, early career and veteran superintendent to develop the dispositions, skills, knowledge and professional networks they need to become the excellent leaders our children and our nation, deserves.