School Administrator


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November 2020

  

SA-FEb Issue

Anniversary Issue


School Administrator is AASA's award-winning monthly magazine. It is delivered to every public school superintendent in the United States who is an AASA member and others at the cabinet-level. It provides big-picture perspectives and collegial advice on a broad range of topics specific to K-12 education and the leadership of public school districts. Jay Goldman, editor. For advertising inquires, contact Kathy Sveen.
 


 

 

  


 AASA Celebrates 150 Years: 1865-2015
 

 

Awards of Excellence

 
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Association Media and Publishing named School Administrator the Silver Medalist in its 2020 EXCEL Awards program. The magazine shared the Silver with the American Society of Landscape Architects in the Magazine – General Excellence category for associations with between 10,001 and 20,000 members. Our entry consisted of the May, June and August 2019 issues. 

In addition, both School Administrator magazine and Conference Daily Online received the Award of Excellence, the top level of recognition, in the National School Public Relations Association’s 2020 Publications and Digital Media Awards competition. 

NSPRA’s national contest recognized School Administrator in the magazine category for its June 2019 issue, which addressed the changing forces of parenthood and childhood.

Conference Daily Online  was honored with the Award of Excellence in the newsletter/external audience category for its daily multimedia coverage over several days of AASA's National Conference of Education in San Diego in February.
 
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School Administrator took the Award of Excellence in the magazine category of the National Public Relations Association's 2018 Publications and Digital Media Contest for its August 2017 issue, which focused on school safety and student health and carried a cover story titled “An Opioid Crisis Hits Home, and its September 2017 issue, which focused on tapping into brain discoveries and carried a cover story titled "The Developing Teenage Brain."
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School Administrator took the Award of Excellence in the magazine category of the National Public Relations Association's 2016 Publications and Electronic Media Contest for its August 2015 issue, which carried a cover story titled “Are Sports Eclipsing Academics?” The issue included several articles about the role today of interscholastic athletics.
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AASA's flagship publication, School Administrator, took the Award of Excellence in the magazine category of the National Public Relations Association's 2014 Publications and Electronic Media Contest for its November 2013 issue, which focused on career moves in the superintendency. The cover story was titled "Exiting Gracefully: Transitioning Out of the Superintendency and Toward New Horizons."

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In addition, the AASA Conference Daily Online captured the Award of Excellence in the competition's electronic newsletter category. AASA's entry consisted of multimedia coverage of the association's National Conference on Education in Nashville, Tenn., in February 2014. This marked the first time the Conference Daily Online had been entered into a publications contest.

The Award of Excellence is the highest honor bestowed in each category.

Read the press release here.

 September 2012

The magazine earned honorable mention in the monthly magazine department category of the 2013 Tabbie Awards for its monthly Ethical Educator column, which was introduced in 2012. The Tabbies, a national contest with almost 500 editorial and design entries, is administered by the Trade Association and Business Publications International. The magazine’s Ethical Educator entry is represented on the TABPI website, as part of the new awards listings.

Read press release here.

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School Administrator received the Award of Excellence in the magazine category of the National School Public Relations Association’s 2012 Publications and Electronic Media Contest for its September 2011 issue (theme: “Courage in the Superintendency”). This issue of School Administrator mostly focused on the role of courage in school system leadership by sharing self-reflections by 10 superintendents. In NSPRA’s national competition, the Award of Excellence is considered the top award in each category. NSPRA’s contest received 701 entries in 2012, including 537 in the publications' portion. View the issue here.