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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Hobsons will sponsor the Redefining Ready! National Scholarship 2017, which will be managed by AASA. The announcement of the new program was made by AASA past president David Schuler at the 2nd General Session of the AASA national conference in New Orleans on Friday. The scholarship competition allows students to tell the world why they [...]
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, [...]
The recipient of the AASA Women in School Leadership award in the school-based educator category on what the honor means to her.
AASA announced a former U.S. education secretary as the 2017 recipient of the Dr. Effie H. Jones Humanitarian Award during the 1st General Session of the AASA national conference in New Orleans. John King was unable to attend the session, but he will be formally recognized during the Dr. Effie Jones Memorial Luncheon on Friday, [...]
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 [...]
In a brief video, Charles Dupre, superintendent in Fort Bend, Texas, discusses the importance in ramping up civics education in the public schools. Dupre represented a colleague from the district to accept the National Student/Parent Mock Election award at the AASA national conference’s 1st General Session on Thursday.