National Superintendent of the Year® to be Announced Feb. 13 at AASA’s National Conference on Education


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WHAT: AASA, The School Superintendents Association, will announce the 2020 National Superintendent of the Year® during the National Conference on Education in San Diego, Calif. Now in its 33rd year, the National Superintendent of the Year® program, co-sponsored by AASA, AIG Retirement Services and First Student, celebrates the contributions and leadership of public school superintendents. Hundreds of school system leaders will convene at AASA’s national conference to discuss the most critical issues in public education.

WHEN: The announcement will be made Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, during the Opening General Session from 4:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. (local time).

WHO: The four finalists for the 2020 National Superintendent of the Year® are:

(Watch the video: “AASA’s 2020 National Superintendent of the Year® Finalists,” capturing the recent press briefing held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., featuring these outstanding school district leaders.)

WHERE: San Diego Convention Center / 111 W Harbor Dr., San Diego, Calif. 92101
Click here to access a list of the AASA 2020 State Superintendents of the Year. The conference hashtag is #NCE2020. For more information about the 2020 National Conference on Education, access AASA’s Conference Daily Online.


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

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

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