The 2020 rendition of the Singing Superintendents perform a short medley of popular tunes during the final general session of AASA’s National Conference on Education. This brief video captures a couple of those numbers. The group is led by David Cox, director of schools of Sullivan County Schools in Blountville, Tenn.
School system leaders found plenty of takeaway value while attending AASA’s 2020 National Conference on Education in San Diego. In this short video, Calvin Watts, superintendent in Kent, Wash., says: “It is incredibly special to be at NCE.”
Three outstanding education leaders working at different levels of school system administration were honored Friday as recipients of AASA’s 2020 Women in School Leadership Awards during the AASA national conference’s 2nd General Session in San Diego, Calif.
Darling-Hammond Lends Insights on What It Means to Personalize Education at AASA Conference’s 2nd General Session
“We are not born smart or dumb,” education expert Linda Darling-Hammond told a crowded 2nd General Session on Friday at AASA’s 2020 national conference in San Diego. “Neuroscience has found that children’s brains grow with rich experiences. … I’m happy to say that’s true for adults, too.”
Princeton educator Eddie S. Glaude Jr. began his keynote address at the Dr. Effie H. Jones Memorial Luncheon by calling on the James Baldwin’s “A Talk to Teachers.”
AASA has released its 2020 decennial survey of the American school superintendency. In this brief video clip, AASA policy analyst Chris Rogers describes a few key findings of the survey. He hopes policy leaders and public education advocates will use the latest 10-year study to guide their decisions.
A 52-year-old educator who spent his formative years as a migrant laborer with his Mexican parents in the Pacific Northwest has been named the 2020 National Superintendent of the Year in an announcement Thursday (Feb. 13) at the AASA national conference in San Diego, Calif.
Gustavo Balderas, superintendent of Eugene Public School District 4J in western Oregon, is not about to get caught up in the “pobrecito syndrome.” That’s the term he uses to describe the “feel-sorry-for-him-or-her” syndrome. “Kids just want to learn, and you need to have high expectations for all kids,” Balderas says. “You need to love them to death, but we need to have a high bar.”
A collection of short takes on what defines Gustavo Balderas of Eugene, Ore., newly named National Superintendent of the Year for 2020.
Walking out onto stage Thursday night for his keynote speech at the 1st General Session of the AASA national conference in San Diego, it was easy to see David Brooks, the acclaimed New York Times op-ed columnist, book author and public television pundit. There he was on stage, the recognizable clean-cut man with thinning, gray […]