The largesse of 10 strategic partners provides major support for the association's annual conference, awards programs, photography and other services throughout the year. This year was another record-breaking year in partnerships for the AASA conference.
Strategic partners ensure the success of the AASA National Conference on Education, where attendees learn and gain inspiration from thought leaders, innovative school leaders and other experts during sessions and at special events. Partners also have booths in the exhibit hall where more than 200 exhibitors showcase an array of products and services for the K-12 marketplace.
Partnerships for the 2018 National Conference on Education are acknowledged at the following levels: Event-Level Partner and Large Strategic Partner.
Event-Level Partners: Apptegy, Aramark, BetterLesson, Compass Group, MyOptions and Panorama Education.
Large Strategic Partners: AXA Equitable, Hobsons, Horace Mann and McGraw-Hill Education
AASA is also grateful for corporate support of its awards programs and photography services.
Awards: First Student and VALIC (Superintendent of the Year), Horace Mann (Women in Leadership) and McGraw-Hill Education (Effie H. Jones Humanitarian Award)
Official Photographer: Lifetouch Photography is the official photographer of AASA, The School Superintendents Association. Lifetouch also prints AASA's School Administrator magazine.
“We are so excited to have surpassed our NCE sponsorship budget again this year,” says Heidi Schmidt, who oversees AASA’s strategic partnerships. “As NCE continues to grow, so do the partnerships, and we are very thankful to have great companies wanting to be a part of this conference year after year.”
(Liz Griffin is senior editor for Conference Daily Online.)