Among many school administrators, the DRIP is a constant refrain: Data Rich and Information Poor. The pressure and call to collect quantitative measures of student performance steadily increase, but so too does the dilemma of what to do with the accumulating numbers.
AASA Candidates for President State Their Cases for Election in Front of 2nd General Session Audience
The two superintendents vying for the presidency of AASA got their first chance to make the case for their candidacies during the 2nd General Session of the AASA national conference in San Diego on Friday.
Susan Enfield, superintendent of Highline Public Schools in Burien, Wash., on being named the 2020 AASA Women in School Leadership honoree in the superintendent category. In a short video, she called the recognition a tribute to the great work being done in her school system.
Darling-Hammond Lends Insights on What It Means to Personalize Education at AASA Conference’s 2nd General Session
“We are not born smart or dumb,” education expert Linda Darling-Hammond told a crowded 2nd General Session on Friday at AASA’s 2020 national conference in San Diego. “Neuroscience has found that children’s brains grow with rich experiences. … I’m happy to say that’s true for adults, too.”
This short video about the 2020 Superintendent Job Fair at the AASA national conference in San Diego provides insights from executive search recruiter. A current theme running through the fair: Many fewer educators are looking to move into the superintendency.
Every teacher has a bag of tricks to help them connect with students. But for Katrina Stevens, a former English teacher, her bag was empty. She couldn’t reach two female juniors in her classroom 25 years ago.
Shelly Reggiani, executive director, equity and instructional services in the North Clackamas Schools, Milwaukie, Ore., reacts to be honored with the 2020 AASA Women in School Leadership Award in the central office/principal category. In a short video, she said she tries to an example for other women who wish to grow their careers in education.
Princeton educator Eddie S. Glaude Jr. began his keynote address at the Dr. Effie H. Jones Memorial Luncheon by calling on the James Baldwin’s “A Talk to Teachers.”
Hurricane Dorian last September swept through the Bahamas and hit North Carolina, displacing many people, including the students and staff of New Hanover County Schools in Wilmington, N.C.
AASA conference volunteers threw in tortellini, cereal and snack foods at a rapid rate into tote bags that were destined for needy kids across San Diego as part of the AASA’s “Blessings in a Backpack” stuffing event. It took place Friday morning at the association’s National Conference on Education in San Diego.