Dangerous, But What's a School's Responsibility?
Because the behavioral effects of cyberbullying and sexting continue to challenge school leaders, in addition to the resources on the AASA website, find here five more to expand the conversation with your colleagues and community.
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Badmouthed by Media? Speak Up
Learn successful tips on how to conduct a successful editorial board meeting with your local newspaper. (more ...)
Green Schools and More in This Month's School Administrator
Experts and school system leaders provide insights and strategies for turning a school system green — through eco-friendly practices and policies. Plus, Superintendent Susan Clark addresses "Why I Make What I Do" in the Punchback column, and Executive Director Dan Domenech discusses the need for Latino leadership in the public school system. (more ...)
AWARD OPPORTUNITY: Apply by October 15 for Digital Learning Award
The 2011 District Excellence Award for Digital Learning will honor innovative district leaders promoting effective technology use to engage students today and prepare them for tomorrow. Award criteria include:
Deadline for applications is October 15. (more ...)
- Excellence in promoting informed practices
- Productive collaborations
- Sustained improvement
- An evolving awareness of responsibilities to ensure safe, equitable and ethical uses of learning technology
FREE WEBINAR: Boost Student Performance and Productivity
Improving Indoor Air Quality and Academic Performance —
Facility Maintenance is the Cornerstone
Wednesday, August 18, 2010, 12:00 PM ET.
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- Yasmin Bowers, American Association of School Administrators (AASA)
- Michele Curreri, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools Program
- Frank Di Nella, Keller Independent School District
EddieTech Plans 1st National Pooled, Direct-Pay QSCB, QZAB Sale
The National Education Technology Funding Corp., also known as EddieTech — which exists to pool school district bonds to help the districts invest in technology — is putting together the first national pooled offering of direct-pay qualified school construction and qualified zone academy bonds for school districts. EddieTech this month began marketing its services to school districts that have intercept provisions in their regulations. Intercepts permit states to make bond payments when a district misses a payment. AASA is a board member, along with NEA and NSBA, in this corporation, which was authorized in the 1996 Telecommunications Act.
SPOTLIGHT: AASA President Appointed to National PTA Board
"I am truly excited to be appointed to the board. As a member of the board, I look forward to being a voice for children and parents throughout the country. And I hope to explore additional ways for AASA and PTA to work together for America's children," said AASA President Ed Hatrick. (more ...)
AASA Media Center
Aug. 31 - Women in School Leadership Award
Sept. 30 - Deadline to apply for AASA's 2011 Shirley Cooper & Walter Taylor Educational Design Awards
Oct. 15 - Deadline to apply for AASA and Lightspeed Systems District Excellence Award for Digital Learning.
AASA Legislative Advocacy Conference, Sept. 22-24, Arlington, Va.
Collaborative Problem Solving and Decision Making, Oct. 12-15, Arlington, Va.
AASA Women in School Leadership Forum, Nov. 11-13, Arlington, Va.
AASA/ISB Worldwide Leadership Workshops, Arlington, Va.
- Leading Bold Change, Oct. 20-21
- The Unfair Advantage, Nov. 3-4