AASA Cohort Graduates Get a Warm Sendoff at Conference Reception

At a Thursday evening graduation ceremony at the 2020 AASA National Conference on Education, the cohorts of four professional training programs received honors and congratulations. It was a moment to pass the baton from former superintendents to the next generation of leaders. Several former superintendents shared advice about tackling the demands of the superintendency and […]

Seen & Heard at the Conference

fitness group at NCE2020

A few assorted odds & ends captured by reporters with Conference Daily Online at AASA’s 2020 National Conference on Education in San Diego. Early Risers in a Workout Nearly a dozen superintendents attending AASA’s 2020 conference awoke with the San Diego sun on Wednesday for some #freefitness with a local running community known as November […]

Search Firms Flock Evermore to AASA’s Superintendent Job Fair in San Diego

AASA Job Fair

Seventeen organizations that conduct executive-level searches for school boards will be represented at a superintendent job fair at the 2020 AASA National Conference on Education in San Diego. The job fair takes place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 14, in Room 6-E of the convention center in San Diego. The roster […]

AASA Exhibit Hall to Bustle with Booths, Discussions, Social Media

Inside the exhibit hall at the AASA national conference in San Diego, attendees will find the Knowledge Exchange Theatre, the social media lounge, dozens of roundtable presentations and more than 210 exhibitors ready to answer questions about services and products in K-12 education. About 40 percent of the exhibitors are first-timers at the AASA conference. […]

200 Titles Plus AASA Shirts, Ties and Scarves Stocked at Conference Bookstore

AASA’s conference bookstore will feature 200 of the latest titles in educational leadership and student learning. Located in the Hall A lobby near AASA registration, the bookstore will be organized into 10 categories, including district management, technology/social media, student achievement and the recommended reading of AASA Executive Director Dan Domenech. Books written by AASA members […]

Singing Superintendents Make Annual Return to Concert Stage at AASA Conference

Singing Supes perform

One of the most distinctive traditions at AASA national conference is the concert appearance of the Singing Superintendents. The group is back and excited to perform at the start of the 3rd General Session on Saturday, Feb. 15. The group is directed by David Cox, superintendent in Sullivan County, Tenn. He is a former music […]

Social Media Lounge Serves as Central Networking Hub in Exhibit Hall

Now in its sixth year, the Social Media Lounge offers activities and learning sessions for conference-goers who are interested in expanding their social media literacy and expanding their social networking for professional growth. Located in the middle of the exhibit hall, AASA’s Social Media Lounge offers a fun, relaxing spot to experience hands-on training, share […]

Federal Policy Wonks Have Array of Program Options at 2020 Confab

AASA’s Policy and Advocacy Team invites you to join us on a journey through the nitty-gritty details of federal education policy at this year’s AASA national conference in San Diego. We’ve lined up a stream of can’t-miss policy sessions for all considering themselves education wonks. On Thursday, Feb. 13, conference attendees can check out a […]