Seen & Heard Around the Conference: One Talented Performer on All Fields and Hot Book Sellers at the Conference
Talented in Words and Deeds One of the youngest members of the reporting staff at this year’s AASA conference proved she carries assorted skills at a high level. After logging a nine-hour workday Friday as a reporting intern for Conference Daily Online, Emma Siebold, a senior at Smithson Valley High School in Spring Branch, Texas, […]
Before he got into the meat of his keynote speech on Friday morning, Stephen M.R. Covey couldn’t resist offering a counterpoint to the earlier remarks at the 2nd General Session of Frank Henderson Jr., president of the National School Boards Association who hails from Topeka, Kan. In his NSBA greeting, Henderson expressed his glee with […]
Seen & Heard Around the Conference: Breakfast Favorites, a New York Takeover and Images of AASA Transition
Breakfast Cereal on His Mind AASA public policy staffer Tara Thomas briefed the Governing Board on Wednesday about AASA’s position on proposed new federal nutrition standards for school meals, during which she referenced the sugar content in some popular offerings favored by students. Once she had finished, Paul Imhoff, AASA past president, couldn’t resist his […]
Seen & Heard Around the Conference: Stress Readings Among Attendees and a Trip Ticket South of the Border
A Stressful Bunch in the Crowds Maybe it was the overwhelming feelings of pressure back home that brought so many to Nashville this week. Preliminary results of a brief survey on superintendent stress promoted by AASA Executive Daniel Domenech at the 1st General Session showed more than three-quarters of respondents appear to be experiencing moderate […]
A few brief tidbits captured by reporters for AASA’s Conference Daily Online during the 2020 national conference in San Diego.