Education in the Digital Age | February 15–17, 2018 | Nashville Music City Center | Nashville, TN | www.aasa.org

Around the Conference

Lifetouch Picks a Singing Supe for Its Next Memory Mission

David Cox, the superintendent in Allegheny County, Md., had already spent 15 minutes on stage at the 3rd General Session Saturday morning while he conducted the Singing Superintendents in  their brief annual performance. But Cox’s name rang out again a few minutes after he had exited stage left when he was randomly picked as the [...]

By | 2017-03-04T01:40:16+00:00 March 4th, 2017|Around the Conference, Pre-Conference|

Our Newsroom Staff Combines Young Talent and Savvy Professionals

The staff of Conference Daily Online at this year’s AASA national conference in New Orleans came from places near and far to produce a comprehensive report of the proceedings. The small staff generated dozens of news and feature stories about conference presentations and activities, 4-6 short videos each day, a sampling of photos and insightful [...]

By | 2017-03-04T01:30:56+00:00 March 4th, 2017|Around the Conference, Pre-Conference|

Blog Post: Paul McDermott Pauses to Consider the ‘Big Rocks’

A final commentary by one of the official AASA conference bloggers reflecting on the merits of his experiences at the 2017 national conference. -- Pausing to Consider the “Big Rocks” FacebookTwitterGoogle+Share As I reflect on the conference experience and begin to make the transition back to home, it was pointed out in my morning session [...]

By | 2017-03-04T01:00:47+00:00 March 4th, 2017|Around the Conference, Pre-Conference|

Blog post: Jeanne Collins on accumulating 12,000 steps on Day 1

A Vermont superintendent, serving as one of four official conference bloggers, on what she accomplished during her first full day of AASA conference activities. -- So far today, 12,000 steps. That is good, right? Today was about learning from colleagues. I attended a round table on google tools for ed leadership and learned the most [...]

By | 2017-03-03T02:13:01+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Around the Conference, March 3|

VIDEO: AASA’s Job Fair Matches Superintendent Supply and Demand

The annual job fair that takes place at the AASA national conference was a success, according to coordinator Lora Wolff, in connecting an increased number of search firm consultants with a steady flow of school leaders exploring current and anticipated superintendent job openings. The job fair took place March 3, 2017, at the convention center [...]

By | 2017-03-03T01:30:22+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Around the Conference, March 4|

Blog post: Paul McDermott on Rediscovering How to Share

In his latest blog posting, Paul McDermott, a superintendent from suburban Chicago, says he has relearned an important lesson about sharing from his experiences at the AASA national conference. He says he will now be looking for opportunities for better sharing in his professional life. --- Sharing is Good I distinctly remember being taught the [...]

By | 2017-03-03T01:20:51+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Around the Conference, March 4|

Seen & Heard Around the Conference

Short tidbits about distinctive activities spotted around the convention center in New Orleans during the AASA national conference.   Parallel Lives Ravi Hutheesing told his audience at the 2nd General Session that until he started speaking on the education circuit a few years ago, he never really knew what a superintendent did. He did, however, [...]

By | 2017-03-03T01:10:55+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Around the Conference, March 4|