Leaders From Michigan and Florida Grab Women Leadership Awards
A superintendent from Michigan and a central-office leader in Florida were honored as AASA’s 2019 Women in School Leadership award winners at the 2nd General Session on Friday morning. The honoree in the superintendent category was Wanda Cook-Robinson, superintendent, Oakland Schools, Waterford, Mich. The titlist in the central-office/principal category was Marie Izquierdo, chief academic officer, […]
Panel of Women Superintendents Share Personal Insights on Leading in a Male-Dominated World
“The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them.” Sharon Contreras, superintendent of Guilford County Schools in Greensboro, N.C., recited that Ida B. Wells quote during an AASA conference panel on Friday titled “A No-Holds-Barred Conversation with Female Superintendents.”
Self-Understanding Stressed at Pre-Conference Program on Advanced Leadership for Women
If you had to pick one value that you hold most dear, what would it be? Courage? Reputation? Loyalty? Love? Do your values in your professional role and your private love reflect the same choices?
#NCE2019 Here I Come!
As I prepared for the National Conference on Education this year, I decided to take advantage of the fact that I have to fly all the way across the country from Vermont to California and to make the trek on Tuesday. As the full conference starts on Thursday, that decision allowed me to look at the pre-conference sessions and dig in deeper to an area of interest!
Finalists Named for AASA’s 2019 Women in School Leadership Award
Three superintendents in Illinois, Maine and Michigan and two central-office leaders in Florida and Georgia are the finalists for AASA’s 2019 Women in School Leadership Awards.