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AASA Awards

7 Top Graduate Students Receive $2,000 AASA Scholarships

AASA announced the winners of the association’s Educational Administration Scholarships at the annual conference’s 3rd General Session Saturday. The 2017 scholarship winners are: Adam Bayne Central Michigan University in Michigan; Andrea Dixon Seahorn William Woods University–Fulton in Missouri; Kyle Cassady Western Kentucky University in Kentucky; Mykia Olive Howard University in Washington, D.C.; Jodie Peters George [...]

By | 2017-03-04T02:00:42+00:00 March 4th, 2017|AASA Awards, Pre-Conference|

New Orleans Leader Nabs Save The Music Honor

The VH1 Save The Music Foundation award, given in cooperation with AASA, was presented to the superintendent of St. John the Baptist Parish School District in New Orleans, Kevin George. The annual honor recognizes a superintendent or chief executive officer who is committed to ensuring that music education is part of the core curriculum in [...]

By | 2017-03-04T01:50:10+00:00 March 4th, 2017|AASA Awards, Pre-Conference|

AASA Distinguished Service Award Given to Four Veterans

Four outstanding educators, including the immediate past president of the association, received AASA’s Distinguished Service Award during a brief ceremony at the AASA national conference’s 2nd General Session on Friday in New Orleans, La. These educational leaders are recognized by AASA for bringing honor to themselves, their colleagues and their profession; rendering exemplary service to [...]

By | 2017-03-03T12:50:48+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|AASA Awards, March 4|

AASA’s Class of 2017 Marks End to National Certification Pursuits 

AASA recognized the 2017 class of superintendents to earn National Superintendent Certification during the AASA conference’s 2nd General Session in New Orleans. Thirty-six superintendents completed the certification process. To date, four cohorts, totaling 87 superintendents, have finished the AASA Superintendent Certification Program. Anonymous feedback consistently ranks the content, presenters and overall experience as useful or [...]

By | 2017-03-03T01:20:20+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|AASA Awards, March 4|

NJPA Cites Its AASA Mini-Grant Winners

The National Joint Powers Alliance funds mini-grants that allow AASA to support particular needs identified by its members. Each year since 2012, NJPA has partnered with AASA on the Helping Kids Program, an urgent mini-grant. In 2016, 28 mini-grants awarded. NJPA is the premier School Solutions Center partner of AASA. The executive director of NJPA, [...]

By | 2017-03-03T01:01:10+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|AASA Awards, March 4|

Texas School District Recognized for Voter Education and Civic Engagement

Charles Dupre, superintendent of Fort Bend Independent School District in Texas, accepted the National Student/Parent Mock Election award on behalf of his school district at the AASA national conference’s 1st General Session on Thursday (March 2). The superintendent traveled to New Orleans to receive the AASA co-sponsored “For Outstanding Leadership in Voter Education” award, given [...]

By | 2017-03-02T02:20:03+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|AASA Awards, March 3|