Video: Ann Levett on Social Media in a School Crisis (1:02)

Ann Levett, superintendent of Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools in Savannah, Ga., discusses in a one-minute video why social media is a critical strategy for a school district when sharing important information to the community, especially in crisis situations.

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. […]

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 […]

Fighting Fake News Takes on New Importance for School Districts

In an age where social media has amplified every voice, fake news is a newfound phenomenon that often drowns out the facts and can bring chaos to a community. The AASA conference session on Saturday morning titled “Making Your District Message Real in the Fake News Age” offered superintendents guidance on building credibility in the […]

Leaders Know Relationships Transform Learning Over Time

Glenn is known as a fashionista around AASA. More important than socks or shoe styles are his words of wisdom to colleagues during the first ever social media session this morning. Glenn is connected. He gets it. He knows his role, and he is an unabashed, positive force on social media to champion his district.

The Trouble with Trolls

I love those little trolls in the DreamWorks movie “Trolls.” I especially love Poppy, who has a great personality and an even greater voice (played by Anna Kendrick, who you might remember from “Pitch Perfect.”)