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School Administrator: Best of 2021-22

The digital-only July issue of School Administrator compiles articles and columns of the past year dealing with equity, self-care for the superintendent and mentoring the next cast of school leaders.

Addressing the Decline of Vaccination Rates of U.S. Students

AASA, in partnership with the Merck Foundation, is pleased to issue a new toolkit designed to help educational leaders ease the plummeting vaccination rates that have decreased by 14% during the pandemic and related school closures. 

Addressing the Decline of Vaccination Rates of U.S. Students: A Toolkit for Educational Leaders provides resources to support administrators and includes direction about how schools, districts and families can solve this national problem.

School Administrator Extras

A 3-minute video, tied to AASA’s July magazine issue, features Carl Cohn, retired superintendent, on the undue pressures of the job during the COVID-19 pandemic.

AASA National Superintendent Certification Program®

Excellence in leadership in our nation's public schools has never been more vital to our children’s success than it is today. The AASA National Superintendent Certification Program® is THE place for early career superintendents and superintendents desiring to refresh their skill set, to engage in a world-class professional learning opportunity.

New York Superintendent Gladys Cruz to Be Named AASA President-elect

Gladys Cruz, district superintendent of Questar III BOCES in Castleton, N.Y., has been elected as the 2022-23 president-elect of AASA.

AASA Releases 2021-22 Superintendent Salary Study

AASA is pleased to release its 10th annual superintendent salary study to gauge school district leadership compensation and benefits.

2022 National Superintendent of the Year®

Congratulations to Curtis Cain, superintendent of the Wentzville School District in Wentzville, Mo., who was named the National Superintendent of the Year during a ceremony Thursday afternoon on the stage at the 1st General Session of the AASA National Conference on Education at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn.

AASA Learning 2025 National Summit

The Learning 2025 National Summit, cohosted by AASA and the Successful Practices Network (SPN), will bring together leadership, faculty, boards and staff from across the United States to highlight their work building future-focused capacity in alignment to the Learning 2025 Commission.

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.

District Checklist:
Taking Full Advantage of American Rescue Plan Funds
to Identify and Support Students Experiencing Homelessness and Housing Instability
(March 29, 2022)
Click here to download the checklist.

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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