2013 Conference Blog

Social Media: How District Leaders Can Build Community

I am enjoying my first day at the National Conference on Education.  This morning I had the chance to present — Social Media:  How District Leaders Can Build Community. The slideshow is available here.
The conversation in the room with Superintendents from across North America was very similar to the conversations we are having in British [...]

AASA Superintendents Research Roundtable Kicks off Conference

This is Charles Maranzano, Jr. On Wednesday I had the opportunity to attend the AASA Superintendent’s Research Roundtable. I learned that AASA has conducted a comprehensive salary study of all superintendents across the country and posted the associated video blog about this topic. Since ERA is no longer conducting this type of [...]

Day One of #NCE13

As I eagerly start my day at NCE13, I walk into the throng of professional school administrators, listening to the snippets of conversation about schools that sound like anywhere, USA. It is a thrill to be among the educational leaders of the nation, those most interested in learning what is on the cutting edge for [...]

AASA Governing Board Meeting Concludes with Action

Today the AASA Governing Board concluded two days of work on education policy. Actions taken today include approving a legislative agenda that includes AASA positions on school safety, IDEA, a Vision for Public Education and updates to our Beliefs and Position Statements. Discussion got pretty lively when the reps were asked whether we should be [...]

AASA Governing Board approves slate of nominees for President-Elect

The AASA Governing Board approved a slate of nominees for President-Elect:

Clark Godshall, New York,
Rob Green, Pennsylvania
David Pennington, Oklahoma

Your job? Watch for the email next month that gives you info on each candidate and be sure to vote! This is your association — be part of its future!

Why Race Still Matters — a topic for NCE in L.A.

Today I head to LA, where I began my teaching career years ago, to serve on the Governing Board of the American Association of School Administrators. I looked up my old school in L.A., Hathaway Home for Children, on Facebook today. I actually found a page dedicated to it, with pictures of people and places I [...]

Getting Ready for the NCE

I am looking forward to blogging from the NCE next week. This will be my first time attending the event. I do get a number of opportunities to connect with superintendents across Canada, but I look forward to connecting with my American colleagues. I will try to use the blog to make comparisons between my [...]

Welcome to the AASA National Conference

Please click here to view a video from Dr. Charles Maranzano

Watch Out, LA….Here I Come!

It’s hard to believe that the National Conference on Education is just around the corner! I am very excited about attending the conference.  It will be my first time attending this conference and visiting Los Angeles, California, not to mention my first time “officially” blogging for a national conference!  I am thrilled about being able [...]

Preparing for the 2013 NCE

As I am preparing for the upcoming National Conference on Education, I look over the AASA website to keep up to date with what is being planned. Emails start coming in — from vendors I have a relationship with, colleagues from across my state and the country to see if I am going, and they [...]