AASA, The School Superintendents Association advocates for equitable access for all students to the highest quality public education, and develops and supports school system leaders.

School Administrator: Work-Based Learning

AASA’s latest magazine issue examines how schools are preparing graduates for career and college readiness.


2022 National Superintendent of the Year® Finalists

AASA is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2022 National Superintendent of the Year®: Curtis Cain, Wentzville School District, Wentzville, Mo.; Quincy Natay, Chinle Unified School District No. 24, Chinle, Ariz.; Kamela Patton, Collier County Public Schools, Naples, Fla.; and Noris Price, Baldwin County Schools, Milledgeville, Ga.


School Administrator Extras

A 2-minute video tied to the AASA magazine’s January issue features Mike Stacy, superintendent of Beechwood Independent Schools in Fort Mitchell, Ky., on how students explore career possibilities in his district. 


Aspiring Superintendents Academy® For Educational Leaders: Hybrid Learning Model

The Aspiring Superintendents Academy® for Educational Leaders: Hybrid Learning Model will demystify the position of the school superintendent and provide a blueprint for success in key areas of the role.


AASA Launches ‘Live Well. Lead Well.’ Campaign: Initiative to Focus on Mental, Physical & Emotional Health of School System Leaders

“We at AASA recognize that school system leaders need our support now more than ever before,” said Daniel A. Domenech, executive director. Read the press release here. For more information about the Live Well. Lead Well. campaign, visit the AASA website.


National Instructional Leader Academy

AASA and AVID have partnered together to bring a National Instructional Leader Academy as a timely opportunity for District Instructional Leaders to be refreshed and challenged in leadership skills and knowledge by looking through the lens of Instruction, Culture, and Systems as they continue to grow as impactful leaders.


NCE Registration Open

AASA’s National Conference on Education has opened registration. Register early to get the lowest prices and early access to the room block in Nashville.



NEW Major Strategies Self-Assessment Tool
The third installment of the AASA Learning Recovery & Redesign Priorities includes
a self-assessment tool and a hypothetical example to illustrate what a completed reflection might look like.
Click here to access three installments.

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AASA Awards Mini-Grants to School Districts Across the Nation
“We know that the mini-grant program is making a positive impact on students, families and the communities in which these families live,” said Chad Coauette, CEO and executive director, Sourcewell. “As a longstanding partner with AASA, we are grateful to be able to play a small role in helping to establish stability on behalf of the honorees, especially in the uncertain times we’re currently in due the COVID pandemic.”

Read the press release.

AASA Names 2022 Women in School Leadership Award Finalists
“A critical component of this initiative is increasing visibility of the exceptional women leaders who are driving positive change in our schools. As a company dedicated to serving educators and committed to fostering an inclusive culture, Horace Mann is proud to honor these remarkable leaders,” said Horace Mann president, Marita Zuraitis.

Read the press release.

AASA Launches American Rescue Plan Committee
AASA’s American Rescue Plan Committee includes more than 30 superintendents, as well as representatives from several national organizations, to develop recommendations and insights as schools move toward a safe reopening following the impact left by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read the press release.

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