MEDIA ADVISORY: K-12 School System Leaders Convene in St. Louis for AASA Personalized Learning Meeting

James Minichello
703-774-6953 (cell)

Alexandria, Va. – Sept. 20, 2019 – Superintendents and other school system leaders working to expand the personalized learning environment in our nation’s classrooms are gathering at Mehlville School District in St. Louis, Mo., September 23-25, 2019, as part of AASA’s Personalized Learning Cohort.

The meeting will be hosted by AASA, The School Superintendents Association, in partnership with Mehlville Schools and Altitude Learning. Key objectives include defining the critical elements of growing the personalized learning movement, identifying focus areas to support the AASA cohort and developing plans to support cohort members and their districts.

The AASA Personalized Learning Cohort Fall 2019 Meeting 

Monday, Sept. 23-25, 2019 

  • Mort Sherman, associate executive director, AASA Leadership Network
  • Gail Pletnick, AASA Personalized Learning Co-Chair, AASA Past President
  • Valerie Truesdale, AASA Assistant Executive Director, AASA Personalized Learning Co-Chair
  • Chris Gaines, Superintendent, Mehlville School District, AASA Immediate Past President
  • Devin Vodicka, Chief Impact Officer, Altitude Learning
  • Monday, Sept. 23:Westin St. Louis, 811 Spruce Street, St. Louis, Mo.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 24: Mehlville High School, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road, St. Louis, Mo.; Bernard Middle School, 1054 Forder Road, St. Louis, Mo.; MOSAIC Elementary School, 3701 Will Ave., St. Louis, Mo.


About AASA
AASA, The School Superintendents Association, founded in 1865, is the professional organization for more than 13,000 educational leaders in the United States and throughout the world. AASA’s mission is to support and develop effective school system leaders who are dedicated to equitable access for all students to the highest quality public education. For more information, visit