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Backpack Stuffing a Labor of Love Toward Needy Children for AASA Conference Volunteers

Backpack Stuffing a Labor of Love Toward Needy Children for AASA Conference Volunteers

In what is becoming a tradition at the AASA national conference, several dozen superintendents lined up Friday to stuff bags with food for needy schoolchildren. Among those participating in the project for about an hour in Nashville’s Music City Center were a pair of superintendents who have been married to each other for 38 years — […]

Horace Mann League, Marking 100th Year, Installs New Officers and Board Members for 2022

The Horace Mann League, which is marking the 100th year of its existence, installed new officers and board members for the coming year at the organization’s annual luncheon on Friday at the Omni Hotel in Nashville. Elected as officers of the public education advocacy group were the following: President, Ruben Alejandro, former superintendent, Weslaco, Texas […]

A Conversation with James Harvey, Outgoing President of the Horace Mann League

AASA is sharing a conversation with James Harvey, outgoing president of the Horace Mann League who served as executive director of the National Superintendents Roundtable before retiring at the end of 2021. HML held its 100th annual meeting and luncheon on Feb. 18 in Nashville, Tenn. AASA: What does it mean for the Horace Mann […]

Expect a Bustle in Exhibit Hall with 306 Booths, Roundtables, Snack Breaks

Inside the exhibit hall at the AASA national conference in Nashville, attendees will find the Knowledge Exchange Theater, the Social Media Lounge, dozens of roundtable presentations and 306 commercial and non-profit exhibitors ready to answer questions about services and products in K-12 education.  The total number of exhibit hall booths is the room’s capacity and the largest […]

Conference Bookstore to Stock 220 Titles on Organizational Leadership Plus AASA Merchandise

The conference bookstore at AASA’s 2022 National Conference on Education in Nashville will carry about 220 works on various aspects of K-12 education and system leadership.  Offered at discount prices, the books will be organized in nine categories, including leadership, conference speakers, focus on kids, personal/professional growth, technology/data/media and “Dan’s Discoveries” (reading recommendations from AASA […]

Dive Deeply into Federal Education Issues Alongside AASA Public Policy Staff in Nashville

AASA’s policy and advocacy team invites you to journey with them into the weeds of federal education policy at the national conference in Nashville. As in past years, there’s a policy strand of can’t-miss sessions taking place.   On Thursday, Feb. 17, attendees can spend their day learning about civil rights compliance in school districts; the […]

Century Club Marks its 95th Annual Gathering at the AASA National Conference

The Century Club 100, which once served as the governing board of AASA and now functions as an honorary organization for superintendents and others, will convene for the 95th time for a luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 17, at the Omni Hotel.  The Century Club luncheon and annual meeting represents one of the longest ongoing traditions […]

Pair of Equity Champions to Receive AASA’s Effie H. Jones Humanitarian Award

The 2022 Dr. Effie H. Jones Humanitarian Award will be presented to longtime AASA leader Sharon Adams-Taylor and veteran superintendent Luvelle Brown on Friday, Feb. 16, at AASA’s National Conference on Education in Nashville, Tenn.   The announcements will be made during the 2nd General Session. They also will be recognized at the annual Effie H. […]