Effective Leadership Creates Success | February 14–16, 2019 | Los Angeles Convention Center | www.aasa.org
Conference Daily Online 2019-03-05T14:50:56-04:00

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    Program Changes

    • Cancellation: Roundtable “The Elm Project: Building Capacity for Improved English Learner Achievement” at 10:15 a.m. Thursday.
    • Correction: inventorspaceXYZ was misspelled in the conference program book. The firm presents “School of the Future” at 11:30 a.m. Thursday.
    • Addition: Conference Fun Run at 6 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, in partnership with November Project LA. Register here or contact AASA’s Noelle Ellerson Ng.
    • Location Change: Minnesota Association of School Administrators breakfast on Friday will take place at 7:30 a.m. in J.W. Marriott’s Platinum H-I.
    • Cancellation: Roundtable “The Concept of Access in Global Education: Strategies for Inclusiveness,” 8 a.m. Friday.
    • Cancellation: Roundtable “Reconsidering Community: Looking Beyond Town Lines to Build Connections,” 11:15 a.m. Friday.
    • Book Signing Change: Ted Fujimoto, president, Landmark Consulting Group, Los Angeles, replaces Brian Creasman at 3:45-4:15 p.m. Friday, at AASA Bookstore.
    • Addition: “English Language Learners: Meeting the Needs of This Rapidly Growing Student Population” at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Room 501-C. Presenters from California Association of Latino Superintendent and Administrators, New York City Department of Education, Brea (Calif.) Olinda Unified School District and Dallas Independent School District.
    • Speaker Change: Gilbert Hicks, associate superintendent in Austin, Texas, replaces Paul Cruz, superintendent, at “Greening Schoolyards for Student, Staff …” at 9:15 a.m. Saturday.
    • Speaker Change: John Schiappa will be the lone presenter at “Using Benchmark Reports and StudentTracker …” at 9:15 a.m. Saturday.

    Note: The above changes were reported to AASA following the publication of the 2019 conference program book and the program addendum.

    Top News

    AASA Awards

    AASA Governance

    Topical Sessions

    Around the Conference

    Program Changes

    • Addition: Conference Fun Run at 6 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, in partnership with November Project LA. Register here or contact AASA’s Noelle Ellerson Ng.
    • Location Change: Minnesota Association of School Administrators breakfast on Friday will take place at 7:30 a.m. in J.W. Marriott’s Platinum H-I.
    • Cancellation: Roundtable “The Concept of Access in Global Education: Strategies for Inclusiveness,” 8 a.m. Friday.
    • Cancellation: Roundtable “Reconsidering Community: Looking Beyond Town Lines to Build Connections,” 11:15 a.m. Friday.
    • Book Signing Change: Ted Fujimoto, president, Landmark Consulting Group, Los Angeles, replaces Brian Creasman at 3:45-4:15 p.m. Friday, at AASA Bookstore.
    • Addition: “English Language Learners: Meeting the Needs of This Rapidly Growing Student Population” at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Room 501-C. Presenters from California Association of Latino Superintendent and Administrators, New York City Department of Education, Brea (Calif.) Olinda Unified School District and Dallas Independent School District.
    • Speaker Change: Gilbert Hicks, associate superintendent in Austin, Texas, replaces Paul Cruz, superintendent, at “Greening Schoolyards for Student, Staff …” at 9:15 a.m. Saturday.
    • Speaker Change: John Schiappa will be the lone presenter at “Using Benchmark Reports and StudentTracker …” at 9:15 a.m. Saturday.

    Note: The above changes were reported to AASA following the publication of the 2019 conference program book and the program addendum.

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    AASA Awards

    AASA Governance

    Topical Sessions

    Around the Conference

    • VIDEO: School Safety and Security (1:59) Nearly 20 companies in the AASA conference’s exhibit hall are promoting services and tools for addressing school security and student and staff safety. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHiD_cs9MCQ&feature=youtu.be (Videographer Madison Hoiby is a junior at Temple ...
    • Seen & Heard Around the Conference Prize-Winning Essayist Todd Dugan is in his first year as superintendent of Bunker Hill Community School District 8 in Bunker Hill, Ill., and he’s also a first-rate essayist. Dugan, 43, was named ...
    • VIDEO: Ember Conley on Opioid Crisis (1:54) Superintendent Ember Conley shared ideas on dealing with the opioid crisis as it affects school-age children. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUMKVcoSaCw&feature=youtu.be (Videographer Amy Lo is a senior at Walnut High School in Walnut, Calif., and an ...
    • AASA Film Viewing Generates Discussion on ‘Race Within the Vortex of Education’ In the outskirts of Chicago, an affluent high school with a diverse student body grabbed the attention of a film director and the result was an award-winning 10-part docu-series “America ...
    • VIDEO: Kirk Smiley on Crowdfunding for Schools (2:28) Kirk Smiley, director of public partnerships with DonorsChoose.org, discussed effective practices for crowdfunding in the K-12 education arena to best support teachers with classroom project funding needs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhOSZW__Oik&feature=youtu.be (Videographer Amy Lo is ...
    • Five AASA Conference Sessions Friday and Saturday to Air on Facebook Live AASA has experimented with live streaming in the past, but this year the association is excited to release its official 2019 AASA National Conference on Education Facebook Live Schedule, which ...

    Program Changes

    • Addition: “English Language Learners: Meeting the Needs of This Rapidly Growing Student Population” at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Room 501-C. Presenters from California Association of Latino Superintendent and Administrators, New York City Department of Education, Brea (Calif.) Olinda Unified School District and Dallas Independent School District.
    • Speaker Change: Gilbert Hicks, associate superintendent in Austin, Texas, replaces Paul Cruz, superintendent, at “Greening Schoolyards for Student, Staff …” at 9:15 a.m. Saturday.
    • Speaker Change: John Schiappa will be the lone presenter at “Using Benchmark Reports and StudentTracker …” at 9:15 a.m. Saturday.

    Note: The above changes were reported to AASA following the publication of the 2019 conference program book and the program addendum.

    Top News

    AASA Awards

    AASA Governance

    Topical Sessions

    Around the Conference

    • VIDEO: Superintendent Job Fair at AASA’s Conference (1:53) What makes the job fair each year at the AASA conference such a distinctive and important event for candidates and the search consultants hired by boards of education. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPw4pJp89Fc&feature=youtu.be (Video by intern ...
    • Seen and Heard Around the Conference A Rush to Best-Seller Status A superintendent from Michigan was so taken by what he learned in a fellow superintendent’s recent book, he raced to the AASA Conference Bookstore to buy ...
    • Twenty Early-Risers Take to Nearby Streets for Fun Run What was dubbed the first “Officially Unofficial NCE Fun Run” attracted 20 early-rising superintendents (and a few AASA staff members) for a jaunt around the streets of the Los Angeles ...
    • Corporate Partners Recognized at AASA’s 2nd General Session AASA works with a wide array of corporate partners that help the association provide members with practical benefits, so Executive Director Dan Domenech used his time at the 2nd General ...
    • Past Presidents Take a Bow in the Limelight AASA does not overlook an opportunity to recognize those who served as the elected leaders in the past. At the conference’s 2nd General Session on Friday morning, 17 of the ...
    • VIDEO: AASA’s Social Media Lounge (1:29) The association marks the fifth year of a major social media presence at the national conference, and the lounge leaders share why it’s significant. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osiPfPMe-X0&feature=youtu.be (Video by Jimmy Minichello of AASA.) ...
    • Horace Mann League Elects Leadership for 2019 Laura Barron, superintendent of the Evergreen School District in Kalispell, Mont., was installed as president of the Horace Mann League at the group’s 98th annual meeting and luncheon on Friday ...