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March 2

Board Delivers Marching Orders for AASA Legislative Work

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 [...]

By | 2017-03-02T01:31:54+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|AASA Governance, March 2|

Supreme Court to Settle Trio of School District Cases

Attorney Maree Sneed, who specializes on education issues, outlined three cases before the U.S. Supreme Court in which public school districts are involved parties. She offered this overview before 100 members of the AASA Governing Board on Wednesday morning at the association’s national conference in New Orleans. Sneed provided a handout that captured the implications [...]

By | 2017-03-02T01:09:25+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|March 2, Topical Sessions, Uncategorized|

8 Attendees Start in Wee Hours for Post-Mardi Gras Fun Run

In addition to her heady duties overseeing AASA’s legislative advocacy, Noelle Ellerson Ng also is one of the most enthusiastic road runners on the association’s 35-member staff. Somehow, on short notice, she managed to cajole eight conference attendees here in New Orleans to turn out at 6 a.m. on the steps of the New Orleans [...]

By | 2017-03-01T23:36:23+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Around the Conference, March 2|

In State of Association, Domenech Lauds Member Cohorts as Catalyst

Dan Domenech, AASA’s executive director, told 100 members of the Governing Board on Wednesday that the formation of various affinity groups had breathed new life into the association. He credited these engagement efforts for contributing to improved attendance at the national conference this year and for having a steadying influence on the membership total. As [...]

By | 2017-03-01T22:51:10+00:00 March 1st, 2017|March 2, Top News|

Blog: Randy Ziegenfuss’s Advice for Navigating AASA’s Event

Make #NCE17 your best learning experience of the year! The National Conference on Education is only days away! Big conferences like NCE can be overwhelming, but with a little preparation ahead of time, you can make this one of your best professional learning experiences of the year! Here are a few tips you may find helpful as [...]

By | 2017-02-23T00:46:28+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Around the Conference, March 2|

AASA’s Job Fair Still a Match-Maker’s Delight

Twenty executive search consultants from across the country will participate in the Superintendent Job Fair staged annually during the AASA National Conference on Education. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, March 3, at the New Orleans Convention Center. The search consultants, employees of nine firms, will be soliciting interest in [...]

By | 2017-02-20T19:31:15+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Around the Conference, March 2|

Century Club Luncheon Features Apple Executive on Leading District Change

The Century Club 100, which once served as the governing body of AASA, will hold its annual congress from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, in the Royal Room of the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. Open to members only, the Collegial Congress presentation will focus on “Mobility, Leadership and Learning: How Do [...]

By | 2017-02-20T19:30:59+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Around the Conference, March 2|

Exhibit Hall Bustles with Products, Roundtables and Social Media

Inside the cavernous exhibit hall at the AASA national conference in New Orleans, attendees will find the Knowledge Exchange Theatre, the social media lounge, roundtable presentations and more than 190 exhibitors ready to answer questions about services and products. “It’s a once-a-year opportunity for administrators to find out about new products and to provide exhibitors [...]

By | 2017-02-20T19:30:29+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Around the Conference, March 2|