Superintendents Focus on Using Social Media to Tell District’s Story; Keep Balance Between Personal Life, Community
Maintaining balance with a positive social media presence while still being connected to the ‘real world’ can be challenging. A panel of four socially involved superintendents shared their tips to staying connected through social media outlets while still living in the moment at a Friday session. Attendees gathered to hear how the panelists handle social […]
The founder of SmartSocial, Josh Ochs, delivered a presentation at the AASA conference on Thursday about social media safety and ways school districts can use technology and social media as a tool to benefit students academically. Ochs was joined on his panel, which addressed “How Superintendents are Navigating Social Media Use to Keep Students Safe,” […]
This workshop assisted superintendents as they navigate expectations around technology, online safety, healthy digital habits, and responsible digital citizenship. This story was produced by Silas Bryant at the 2023 AASA Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Read more.
Now in its ninth year, the Social Media Lounge offers activities and learning sessions for participants at the AASA National Conference on Education who want to expand their social media literacy and social networking for professional growth. Located near the entrance of the exhibit hall, AASA’s Social Media Lounge offers a fun, relaxing spot to […]
As a user of multiple social media platforms, Zandra Jo Galvin, superintendent of California’s Greenfield Union School District, thinks school district leaders have a great opportunity to tell their districts’ stories of success. (Video produced by Selah Oden)
Navigating the murky waters of social media has become a priority for superintendents, and a panel of six Twitter-savvy superintendents assured audience members at an AASA conference session Thursday that taking the plunge will ultimately result in positive outcomes for public education. A standing-room only crowd gathered in the AASA Social Media Lounge in Nashville […]
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.
Don’t let the lengthy session title fool you. The case for a school district’s presence on social media can be summed up in a tweet: engage.
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. […]
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 […]