New School Safety & Crisis Planning Resource

In response to the growing violence in our public schools shattering communities throughout the U.S., AASA, The School Superintendents Association, has released “School Safety & Crisis Planning,” a toolkit for proactive best practices before, during and after a crisis.

AASA Launches Leaders Matter Campaign

A school district can only be as strong as its leader. AASA’s Leaders Matter campaign is a new initiative that brings to the forefront powerful contributions being made day in and day out by the outstanding men and women charged with leading our school districts.

AASA Issues Statement on Immigration

"Immigration policy is not easy, but we are deeply troubled by the purposeful and aggressive implementation of a policy that is widely recognized as flawed, one that separates young children from their parents in a world they do not know."

Congratulations 2018 Redefining Ready! Scholarship Winners

Hobsons and AASA are pleased to congratulate the 15 student Redefining Ready! National Scholarship honorees.

School Administrator: Systems of Professional Support

AASA’s latest magazine issue examines systems that tie staff accountability to professional support. Articles touch on addressing the needs of brand-new administrators, guiding change in a districtwide community of learners, micro-credentialing of teachers’ skills and “The Making of a Weak Principal.”

School District Leaders Graduate From AASA’s Urban Superintendents Academy

Public school leadership in our nation’s urban areas is making a critical gain, as nearly 30 superintendents, school administrators and other educators successfully completed the AASA-Howard University Urban Superintendents Academy. Applications are now being accepted for the 2018-19 Cohort.
AASA, The School Superintendents Association advocates for equitable access for all students to the highest quality public education, and develops and supports school system leaders.
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Policy and Advocacy

AASA represents the dreams, educational expertise and concerns of nearly 10,000 local school system leaders to the three branches of the federal government.  Learn more. 
Join a delegation of superintendents and school business officials this summer in Washington, D.C.

Professional Learning

AASA is committed to delivering effective professional learning and encourages the use of Standards for Professional Learning, as a guide for developing opportunities that lead to effective teaching practices, supportive leadership, and improved student results. Learn more.  


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AASA Issues Statement on the Federal School Safety Commission
"The success of the Commission in its mission will depend on how seriously they involve and engage stakeholders and structure future meetings to ensure continued diverse participation," said AASA Executive Director Daniel A. Domenech, following the listening session of the Federal School Safety Commission on Wednesday, June 6.




The State of Educational Equity (and Inequity) in Schools

In May 2018, at the Educational Writers Association 71st National Seminar, education experts participated in a panel discussion about the reality and solutions surrounding equity (and inequity) in schools. The seminar was held on the campus of the University of Southern California. The panel consisted of Howard Fuller (Marquette University), Catherine Lhamon (U.S. Commission on Civil Rights) and Pedro Noguera (UCLA). The discussion was moderated by Steve Drummond (NPR). AASA is grateful to the EWA for allowing us to post this panel discussion to our YouTube page. For more information, visit or

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