After losing his teenage son Reid to a cyberbullying-related suicide, a Nebraska superintendent launched an initiative to improve kindness among youngsters through their schools.
What makes the job fair each year at the AASA conference such a distinctive and important event for candidates and the search consultants hired by boards of education.
A Rush to Best-Seller StatusA superintendent from Michigan was so taken by what he learned in a fellow superintendent’s recent book, he raced to the AASA Conference Bookstore to buy all available copies to take back home.
AASA works with a wide array of corporate partners that help the association provide members with practical benefits, so Executive Director Dan Domenech used his time at the 2nd General Session on Friday to recognize those organizations.
Faced with declining enrollment and state funding, the Chardon Local Schools in Chardon, Ohio, needed a new plan to ensure its survival. During a roundtable presentation “School District Reconfiguration in Response to Declining Enrollment and Loss of Operating Revenue” at the AASA National Conference on Education on Friday, superintendent Michael Hanlon and assistant superintendent Edward Klein discussed how they used reconfiguration to cut costs in their district without cutting student programs.
Volunteers made quick work Friday morning at AASA’s conference stuffing 1,000 backpacks with food products for needy children in Los Angeles.