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March 4, 2017




 

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Pre-Conference

  • Presidential Presence
    Alton Frailey with wife Anissa at conference in New Orleans
  • Training for the Top
    Mentors and mentees in women’s leadership
  • Research Roundtable
    Members lend input on top issues
  • More than 250 titles on leadership and education available
  • Governing Board members chart association’s course



Program Changes

  • Correction: The roundtable session “Teaching That You Can Believe In” by Don Marlett will take place 10:45-11:45 a.m., Friday, March 3, at Table 11, NCE Marketplace. The roundtable session “Addressing the Root Causes of Academic Failure” from 2:45-3:45 p.m. at Table 1 has been cancelled as it was duplicated and is only occurring at Table 11.
  • Addition: Reception sponsored by Professional Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Friday, March 35–7 p.m., Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Windsor Room. More details: GSE.Harvard.edu/PPE/AASA-reception. Open to all conference attendees.
  • Addition: Joint cocktail reception for Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents and New York State Council of School Superintendents, 5-6 p.m., Friday, March 3, Hilton Riverside Compass Room

The conference program addendum available at registration includes changes reported to AASA after publication of the program book.

Top News

AASA Awards

AASA Governance

Topical Sessions

Around the Conference

March 2, 2017

  • Matt Utterback (front left) named National Superintendent of Year
  • Audience Attention
    Conference attendees find plenty to focus on
  • Soft Landings
    Social Media Lounge provides comfortable learning
  • A Joyous Entrance
    Students from New Orleans joined in musical parade at 1st General Session
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Program Changes

  • Correction: Two individuals were inadvertently omitted from the list of Friday’s Urban Superintendents Academy graduates published in the program book: Joycelyn L. Hughes and Walter Lundy, both of Howard University
  • Correction: The roundtable session “Teaching That You Can Believe In” by Don Marlett will take place 10:45-11:45 a.m., Friday, March 3, at Table 11, NCE Marketplace. The roundtable session “Addressing the Root Causes of Academic Failure” from 2:45-3:45 p.m. at Table 1 has been cancelled as it was duplicated and is only occurring at Table 11.
  • Addition: Reception sponsored by Professional Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Friday, March 35–7 p.m., Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Windsor Room. More details: GSE.Harvard.edu/PPE/AASA-reception. Open to all conference attendees.
  • Addition: Joint cocktail reception for Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents and New York State Council of School Superintendents, 5-6 p.m., Friday, March 3, Hilton Riverside Compass Room

The conference program addendum available at registration includes changes reported to AASA after publication of the program book.

Top News

AASA Awards

AASA Governance

  • AASA Director Draws Cheers for Criticism of Privatization 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 federal government. In his 20-minute address, ...

Topical Sessions

Around the 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 ...
  • VIDEO: The Exhibit Hall’s Learning Options A two-minute video on how time spent by superintendents in the AASA conference’s exhibit hall can serve as a learning experience.
  • Seen & Heard Around the Conference Short tidbits about distinctive activities spotted around the convention center in New Orleans during the AASA national conference. Destined for a Best Seller? The Laurel and Hardy tandem of social media-loving superintendents – that’s Nick Polyak and ...
  • VIDEO: The Benefits of Attending This Conference 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.

March 3, 2017

  • Ravi Hutheesing, keynoter at 2nd General Session
  • John King (left) with Alton Frailey
  • Products and Services
    Nearly 200 booths in AASA’s exhibit hall
  • Tuned In
    Conference topics warranted close attention
  • Horace Mann League Honors
    Yong Zhao accepts Outstanding Public Educator Award
  • Musical Opener
    Students from East St. John HS marching band




Program Changes

The conference program addendum available at registration includes changes reported to AASA after publication of the program book.

Top News

AASA Awards

AASA Governance

Topical Sessions

Around the Conference