Veteran Missouri Superintendent Chris Gaines reflects on how his time at AASA’s national conference informs his thinking on matters of effective leadership. Gaines becomes president-elect of the association on July 1.
AASA always uses its national conference to acknowledge its elected leadership of the past. David Schuler, the immediate past president, had the honor of introducing 16 others in his distinctive club within the association at the 2nd General Session of the AASA national conference in New Orleans on Friday. “We have a great history, and [...]
Dan Domenech, AASA’s executive director, recognized the association’s partners at the 2nd General Session on Friday. In doing so, he said: “A conference like this and the work we do to provide you, our members, with high quality benefits and services would not be possible without the generous support of the many companies who sponsor [...]
Dan Domenech elicited hearty applause from the 1st General Session crowd at AASA’s national conference Thursday whenever he referenced the harm public schools would face from privatization waged by the federal government. In his 20-minute address, Domenech highlighted the new reality that public school leaders were now confronting under President Trump’s administration. He told the [...]
The AASA Governing Board delivered its marching orders to the members of the association’s three-member public policy staff at its meeting Wednesday in New Orleans. Those orders outline the legislative agenda that superintendents want to see pushed hard on Capitol Hall during the year ahead. The agenda was adopted in a voice vote by the [...]
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