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 [...]
What is the role of the superintendent in creating a school environment that ensures equity, respects all students and protects our children, particularly vulnerable children, in the new political climate? [...]
In a video interview with Conference Daily Online, former U.S. Education Secretary John King Jr. cast doubts on a federal education policy defined by vouchers and unregulated charter schools operated [...]
A report on the conference presentation about how to free up funds for a district’s strategic priorities.
Several panelists on building powerful partnerships involving school districts in diverse communities.
When the end of the school year approaches, students eagerly await the start of their summer vacation. However, across the country, low-income students suffer from a lack of opportunities during [...]
“School didn’t really work for me,” Ravi Hutheesing confessed to hundreds of educators during the AASA national conference’s 2nd General Session on Friday. “It was all facts and figures (and) [...]
Discovering beneficial ways to improve student behavior in the classroom is a problem educators have confronted for years. With guidance from the U.S. Department of Justice and the federal Office [...]
Educational disparities among racial groups contributes to a severe achievement gap, and researchers are addressing this reality to bring solutions to educators. Tyrone Howard, associate dean for equity and inclusion [...]
Three school leaders received the 2017 Women in School Leadership Awards at AASA’s national conference in New Orleans, La. The announcements were made at the 2nd General Session on Friday. [...]
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 [...]
With a new administration in Washington, attendees gained updates and insights into scenarios including potential budget cuts, the expansion of charter schools, reforms to the tax code and initiatives that [...]
Web-based services such as Uber, Facebook and Airbnb by themselves don’t own cars, content or real estate. Yet once someone uses those websites, anybody can get access to personal information. [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
Jill Gierasch, deputy superintendent of the Plainview-Old Bethpage School District on Long Island, shared ways that virtual reality technology is engaging middle school students in their learning in ways that [...]
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 [...]
Schools alone cannot deal with the myriad health and learning issues their students face on a daily basis. That’s why school districts throughout the country embrace the community school strategy. [...]
After he listened to Ravi Hutheesing's keynote address on Friday, Randy Ziegenfuss got thinking about greater empathy and its part in addressing millennials and other student groups today. -- Is empathy [...]
The recipient of the AASA Women in School Leadership award in the school-based educator category on what the honor means to her.
The Dr. Effie H. Jones Memorial Luncheon at AASA’s national conference honors people whose actions model what Dr. Effie Jones, former associate executive director of the association, embodied. Jones was [...]