February 17–19, 2022  Nashville, TN

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Conference Bloggers


Theresa Alban

superintendent, Frederick County Public Schools, Frederick, Md., and AASA Governing Board member.

Personal Blog:


Renee A. Foose

associate professor and department chair of educational leadership, Bowie State University, Bowie, Md.

Chris Kennedy

superintendent, West Vancouver School District, West Vancouver, British Columbia.

Personal Blog: cultureofyes.ca

Marlene Johnson

superintendent, Le Sueur-Henderson Public Schools, Le Sueur, Minn.

Personal Blog: lshsuperintendentblog.edublogs.org

Paul Freeman

superintendent, Guilford Public Schools, Guilford, Conn.

  • Friday's General Session
    It was exciting to see Connecticut superintendent and friend Dr. Mark Benigni be recognized as a tech leader ...
  • Round Table Session
    I want to thank those of you who joined me at the round table session at 3:00 to ...
  • Two Interesting Exhibitors
    Visited two tech-based exhibitors today that I thought were worth sharing. The first was TEACHFX, where I spoke to Zach ...
  • A Nation at Hope
    Attended a wonderful session this morning in the Knowledge Exchange Theater.  Timothy Shriver, Sheldon Berman and Gene Wilhoit ...
  • Governing Board Meeting
    Conference week began for me with the meeting of the Governing Board on Wednesday. Superintendents representing colleagues from around ...
  • See You in San Diego
    In the Guilford Public Schools, our focus on academic performance and instructional effectiveness has continued, as it has ...

Kevin McIntyre

superintendent, Milford Public Schools, Milford, Mass.

Kristine Morris

superintendent, Union Elementary School District 62, Tolleson, Ariz.

Jill Siler

superintendent, Gunter Independent School District, Gunter, Texas

  • Make Them Hear You
    Every conference has a theme but seldom do they live out that theme in the way that ...
  • AASA Bold Women Breakfast
    I had the opportunity to attend the sold-out AASA Bold Women Breakfast. It was keynoted by former Stanford ...
  • Fast. And. Furious…
    Not the movie. The session I just attended.  Wow!  I came to this session because the topic is ...
  • GiANT Leader Summit
    John Maxwell was once asked what his greatest leadership challenge was.  This was a person who has led thousands upon ...
  • The Journey Begins: #NCE2020
    Some may cringe when they hear the words “everything is bigger in Texas.” (Don’t tell my Texas colleagues, ...