MEDIA ADVISORY: 2020 National Superintendent of the Year® Finalists to Discuss Education Issues

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:
James Minichello
703-875-0723
703-774-6953 (cell)
jminichello@aasa.org

Alexandria, Va. – Jan. 3, 2020 – The four finalists for the 2020 National Superintendent of the Year® will participate in a panel discussion on current trends in education on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. (ET) at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Education Week’s Stephen Sawchuk will moderate the panel.

Daniel A. Domenech, executive director of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, will provide remarks. Members of the media are invited to attend.

Announced on Dec. 17, 2019, the four finalists are:

Co-sponsored by AASA, AIG Retirement Services and First Student, the 2020 National Superintendent of the Year® will be announced during AASA’s National Conference on Education, Feb. 13-15, 2020, in San Diego, Calif.

For more information about the program, contact Jennifer Rooney, AASA director, meetings and awards, at jrooney@aasa.org.

**Please note that the National Press Club is a secure facility. All attendees/staff must have a valid QR code to pass through security gates at the entrance of the club to attend the event. If you plan to attend, please email me at jminichello@aasa.org and I will send you the QR code.

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About AIG Retirement Services
For more than half a century, AIG Retirement Services has served as a leading defined contribution retirement plan provider for tax-exempt and public sector employers, including K-12, higher education, healthcare, government, religious, charitable and other nonprofit organizations. AIG Retirement Services has more than $100 billion in total assets under administration, managing thousands of plans serving approximately 1.8 million participants. It includes the VALIC family of companies: The Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company and its subsidiaries, VALIC Financial Advisors, Inc. and VALIC Retirement Services Company. Additional information can be found at www.aig.com/RetirementServices.

About First Student
As the leading school transportation solutions provider in North America, First Student strives to provide the best start and finish to every school day. First Student completes five million student journeys each day, moving more passengers than all U.S. airlines combined. With a team of highly-trained drivers and the industry’s strongest safety record, First Student delivers reliable, quality services including full-service transportation and management, special-needs transportation, route optimization and scheduling, maintenance and charter services for 1,100 school district contracts. For more information, please visit http://www.firststudentinc.com/.

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 www.aasa.org.