The Personalization of Education | February 13‑15, 2020 | San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA | www.aasa.org

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Bloggers

Theresa (Terry) Alban

superintendent, Frederick County, Md.
  • Singing Superintendents David Cox, superintendent Allegheny County Public Schools, has been directing the Singing Superintendents for seven years! His passion ...
  • Storyteller-in-Chief When I attended Trish Rubin’s Thought Leader session on marketing, I expected to hear best practices related to ...
  • The Evolution of Education This is the third time in the last two years that I have heard a presentation by Bill ...
  • On the Dock of the Bay Did you know that an entire ecosystem can be found beneath a dock? Sea anemones, mussels, sponges and ...
  • Happy Valentine’s Day Relationships are important in our professional and personal lives. Attending a conference together gives colleagues the opportunity to ...
  • A Day with the Governing Board When I was asked to serve on the Governing Board, I gladly accepted; but, quite honestly, I really ...
  • The “Anticipatory Set” In my early years as a teacher, I was encouraged to use “anticipatory set” to motivate and prepare ...

Jeanné Collins

superintendent, Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union, Brandon, Vt.​
  • The Written Word I did it again. Yup. Every time I come to NCE, I find myself in the bookstore looking ...
  • Women at the Forefront: Reflections At the end of the day Friday, I participated in a session about women in leadership positions and ...
  • A Call to Action: Environmental Sustainability I followed up on yesterday’s boat trip by attending the session hosted by the Superintendents Environmental Education Collaborative ...
  • New Learning on the High Seas I took a chance today. When I come to NCE, I always seek opportunities for new learning. After ...
  • NCE Social Media Lounge As I pack for the upcoming AASA #NCE19 conference in L.A., I take a few minutes to look ...
  • #NCE2019 Here I Come! As I prepared for the National Conference on Education this year, I decided to take advantage of the ...
  • Millennials “Millenials love peer to peer learning, a key to personalized learning” ~ Ravi
  • 12,000 Steps So far today, 12,000 steps. That is good, right?Today was about learning from colleagues. I attended a round ...
  • Priorities at #NCE17 As I pack and prepare for my flight to New Orleans, I pause to think about what I ...
  • New Orleans #NCE17, Here We Come I am looking forward to my trip to NO next week for the AASA conference. I do not ...
Givens

Sue Givens

superintendent, El Dorado, Kan., Public Schools​
  • What’s on the Back of Your Card? It’s tragic that due to flight schedules, the Closing General Session causes many attendees to miss out on ...
  • Bookworm’s Delight Every semester, our administrative team participates in a book study, sometimes together with the District Leadership Team or ...
  • The Trouble with Trolls I love those little trolls in the DreamWorks movie “Trolls.” I especially love Poppy, who has a great personality ...
  • California Dreamin’ California Dreamin’ has been running through my head as I’ve started thinking about the NCE Conference. It was 15 ...
  • Dancing in the Rain While browsing through the AASA Bookstore this week, I was captivated by Jerome Murphy’s book, “Dancing in the ...
  • Finding Miss America Every superintendent knows that balance is important. It would be pretty darned easy to let being a superintendent ...
  • A Marathon – Not a Sprint How will we measure social-emotional learning? Our district leadership team has been asking this question over the course ...
  • Nashville – A Confession Confession: the last time the National Conference on Education was in Nashville, I had a miserable time. But ...

Kirk Koennecke

superintendent, Graham Local Schools, Saint Paris, Ohio​