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. [...]
A two-minute video on how time spent by superintendents in the AASA conference’s exhibit hall can serve as a learning experience.
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 [...]
The National Superintendent of the Year program has named Matthew Utterback, who leads the North Clackamas School District in Milwaukie, Ore., as its 2017 honoree. The announcement was made Thursday [...]
An African American girl walked into then-Principal Matt Utterback’s office at Oregon’s Clackamas High School one morning and slapped three paperback books on his desk. “Am I ever going to [...]
“How can greater choice within the public school system be used to promote strong racially and economically integrated education?” AASA Executive Director Dan Domenech raised that question before about 40 [...]
In a brief video, several superintendents offered advice, based on personal experience, for diving into the use of social media for professional purposes. They were visiting the AASA Social Media [...]
In Vista, Calif., Unified School District, 30 miles north of San Diego, Superintendent Devin Vodicka is focusing on internet access for the 25,000 students in his diverse community. Two-thirds of [...]
Public schools nationwide are monitoring students’ achievements to discover areas needing improvement. Under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, some of those solutions are coming from joint efforts involving education [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
School administrators should be like coffee beans when faced with boiling water. Unlike an egg that becomes hard or pasta that goes soft, a coffee bean remains the same. Similarly, [...]
What the newly crowned National Superintendent of the Year wants to communicate to public school educators across the country.
Technology ought to be a catalyst to inspire students that learning is not something for their amusement but necessary to success in college and beyond. That was a central message [...]
In October 2014, Galvin Grimm, a student at Gloucester High School in Virginia, received permission from his principal to use the boys’ restroom. Galvin was a transgender male, and some [...]
The superintendent in Beulah, Ill., finds social media helps him control the community’s narrative about the qualities of his school system.
William & Mary University Professor James Stronge believes superintendents in all sizes of school districts can play a substantial role in elevating the quality of site administrators’ work.
William Blake, a principal in Clinton, Md., explains why he’s an enthusiastic user of social media to stay connected to students and to adults, while using different tools for each [...]
Superintendents at AASA’s 2017 National Conference on Education discuss in a two-minute video the benefits they reap in attending the association’s major professional development event.
The Horace Mann League will honor the longtime head of the National School Public Relations Association with its Outstanding Friend of Public Education honor and present two other awards at [...]