Redefining Ready! Cohort

More than a test score.

Graduating class in cap and gown

Students are so much more than a standardized test score. Be part of AASA's initiative to reshape what "ready" looks like across the country. 

Participants in the Redefining Ready! Cohort will learn about the new research-based college and career readiness indicators, learn how to implement winning strategies for redefining student success in their districts and will be part of a national movement impacting policy, legislation and practice. 



What will I learn?  Redefining Ready Logo
  • Use research-based college, career and life readiness indicators, and new K-8 indicators to shape your district’s direction
  • Develop a deeper understanding of how these readiness indicators play out in different contexts
  • Learn with and from visionary leaders who are at every phase of implementing these new measures of success for their students
  • Work with leaders across the country to more authentically and appropriately assess and demonstrate high school graduates' readiness to survive and thrive in their futures
  • Encourage success for all students beyond K-12 schooling
Who should participate?
Any district leader who is interested in furthering the Redefining Ready! initiative and mission, particularly superintendents, assistant superintendents, district office staff and experienced principals.
Program Dates and Details

Registrations are accepted on a rolling basis.

Virtual Meeting Dates

Cohort registrants are encouraged to bring critical team members to the virtual meetings to facilitate collaboration within your district.

Sept. 21, 2023, 1:00pm - 2:30pm ET

Dec. 14, 2023, 1:00pm - 2:30pm ET

May 23, 2024, 1:00pm - 2:30pm ET


In-Person Meeting Dates

Participants will also experience a minimum of 2 site visits in addition to a full day Summit.

RR! Summit - October 16, 2023 | 8:30am - 3:30pm |  Mansfield Independent School District (Texas) | Register

In-Person Meeting - October 16-18, 2023 | Beginning at 4:00pm on October 17 through noon on October 18 | Mansfield Independent School District (Texas)

In-Person Meeting - April 15-17, 2024 | Location TBD
RR! Summit

The 2023 Redefining Ready! Summit will be held on October 16, 2023 in Mansfield Independent School District (Texas)

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We're really putting our kids in a position to be the next generation of great employees, great citizens, and great people.
Paul Kelly

Principal, Elk Grove High School District 214 (Ill.)


September 21, 2023 to May 23, 2024


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  • Jessica Gordon

    Program Manager, Leadership Network

    AASA, The School Superintendents Association


Impact of RR!

Superintendents Christopher Nesmith (Washington) and Randy Squier (N.Y.) discuss the impact of AASA's Redefining Ready! cohort.

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