Conference Daily Online

AASA's award-winning newsletter, providing daily coverage of key speakers, topical sessions, photos and video clips of the conference.

2022 Staff Roster

Editor in Chief

Managing Editor

  • Jacqueline Hyman, senior editorial assistant, School Administrator magazine, AASA

Digital Editor

  • Stephanie Compton, consultant, Penrose, N.C.

Senior Editors

  • Liz Griffin, managing editor, School Administrator magazine (off-site), AASA
  • Eric Randall, editor, New York State School Boards Association, Latham, N.Y.

Videography Coordinator

  • Jimmy Minichello, director of communication, AASA

Videography Assistant Coordinator

  • Michael Ellson, media arts teacher, Christ Presbyterian Academy, Nashville


  • Kate Crowder, TNSPRA president and communications director, Germantown Municipal School District, Germantown, Tenn.
  • Lisa L. Trail, director of communications & strategic initiatives, Murfreesboro City Schools, Murfreesboro, Tenn.
  • Sarah Maninger, senior, Belmont University, Nashville
  • Roman Nikolaev, junior secondary education and English co-major, Vanderbilt University, Nashville
  • Ava Sjursen, junior, Harpeth Hall, Nashville
  • Kahwit Tela, senior journalism major, Lipscomb University, Nashville

Videography Interns

  • Selah Oden, junior, Martin Luther King High School, Nashville
  • Logan Reid, junior, Christ Presbyterian Academy, Nashville

Photography (by Lifetouch)

  • Heather Dehn, photo editor
  • Kimberly Lyddane, photographer and videographer
  • Avery Cash, photographer
  • Ryan Eder, photographer
  • Tyler Greenwood, photographer
  • Amanda South, photographer and Lifetouch booth portraits


  • Peter C. Blake, superintendent, Rome City School District, Rome, N.Y., who blogs at Leading Through Listening.
  • Steve Matthews, superintendent, Novi Community School District, Novi, Mich., and AASA Governing Board member, who blogs at The Superintendent's Chair.
  • Kimberly Pietsch Miller, superintendent/CEO, Eastland-Fairfield Career and Technical Schools, Columbus, Ohio, who blogs at Superintendent's Blog.
  • Jill Siler, deputy executive director, Texas Association of School Administrators, Austin, Texas, who blogs at Leadership Thoughts.