Users of AVID in Their Schools Testify to the Wide Ranging Benefits to Students and Staff
Robert Logan, senior regional director of AVID’s Eastern Region, moderated a panel of superintendents on their experience with AVID in their school districts. Joining Logan in the AASA national conference session Friday were Adrienne Battle, director of schools for Metro-Nashville in Tennessee; Roselyn Evans, director of high schools for Clarksville-Montgomery Schools in Tennessee; and Jeff […]
Supporting Staff in Their Work Impacts Students in Their Learning, Georgia Educator Says
Providing greater opportunities to educators can positively affect students’ learning. Emanuel Frazier, an assistant superintendent with the Bibb County School District in Georgia, hosted a roundtable discussion Friday at the AASA national conference, where he shared his district’s journey in providing educators with meaningful opportunities on the job that will lead to better student achievement. […]
Sandvik, in General Session Address, Highlights Conference Theme of Personalization
Given the 2020 national conference’s theme of personalization in education, it wasn’t too surprising that Kristi Sandvik, the incoming president of the AASA, addressed that topic during her speech at the 3rd General Session on Saturday morning. Sandvik is the superintendent of Arizona’s Buckeye Elementary School District. She takes over as AASA president in July. […]
Suburban Oak Park District Details Its Route to Diversifying the Teacher Applicant Pool
Carol Kelley, superintendent of Oak Park Elementary School District 97 in Oak Park, Ill., called for more significant recruitment of racial and ethnic diversity among teachers nationwide at Saturday’s AASA national conference session, “Recruitment and Hiring for Diversity and Equity.”
Pair of Veteran Education Leaders Cited for Distinguished Service at AASA Confab
Two outstanding educators, including the immediate past president of the association, received AASA’s Distinguished Service Award during AASA’s National Conference on Education in San Diego.
Keeping Your Community in Mind When Developing a School Safety Plan
School districts need to emphasize the importance of effective school safety practices and evaluate practices that are currently in place.
Superintendents Who Wrestle (Voluntarily) With the Toughest Dilemmas in School Leadership … on a Saturday Morning
A dozen superintendents willingly subjected themselves to struggling with some of the toughest dilemmas in school system leadership for an hour early Saturday.
When the Going Gets Tough, Stick it Out, Veterans Advise Superintendents
Job longevity for public school superintendents is notoriously short. Three years, on average, is the oft-cited number. But a handful…
Seven Top Graduate Students in Educational Leadership Nab AASA Scholarships
Seven of the nation’s outstanding graduate students in educational administration were feted by AASA, The School Superintendents Association as winners of $2,500 graduate scholarships toward their studies in school system leadership at AASA’s National Conference on Education in San Diego.
Video: Susan Enfield on Responsibility for Promoting Women into Leadership Posts (2:12)
Susan Enfield, superintendent of Highline Public Schools in Washington, encourages fellow school leaders to speak out on behalf of women aspiring for roles in educational leadership in this brief video. Enfield is a 2020 AASA Women in School Leadership honoree, awarded at the National Conference on Education in San Diego.