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: Civics Education

AASA’s latest magazine issue discusses the strategies for addressing civics education in schools.

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.

School Administrator Extras

A 2-minute video tied to the AASA magazine’s May issue features researcher Joel Breakstone describing why online reasoning should be taught to students.

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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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.