The American Association of School Administrators. Radio interviews by school administrators for school administrators. Dan Domenech, AASA's executive director, hosts the program, which focuses on topics of importance to school system leaders. Each brief segment of AASA Radio will help keep you abreast of the latest developments in the field.
A Model to Help School Leaders Reflect on Our Own Learning and Prepare for the Challenges Ahead
Join us for a discussion with the new executive director of the National Association of Secondary School Principals about a model for reflecting, learning, and preparing for the challenges school leaders see ahead.
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Ronn Nozoe is a lifelong educator and the CEO of NASSP, an organization dedicated to transforming education through school leadership. He has significant experience in policy development at state and federal levels. In his home state of Hawaii, he has served as deputy state superintendent, district superintendent, principal, vice principal and teacher.
Three Essential Keys to Supporting Hispanic School Leaders and Why They Matter
Join us for an insightful discussion on the state of the Hispanic school administrator pipeline and what sort of supports, are needed to expand and accelerate the numbers.
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Dr. Francisco Durán is the Superintendent of the Arlington public schools in Arlington, Virginia, and the president of the association of Latino administrators and superintendents (ALAS). He served as the Chief Equity Officer for Fairfax County Public Schools. In Fairfax, Dr. Durán’s work as an equity leader was driven by his background and commitment to support all students. He helped develop, initiate and implement the “One Fairfax” policy to close opportunity, access and achievement gaps, a joint social and racial equity policy with Fairfax County. In 2018, Dr. Durán was appointed to the Virginia State Board of Education where he played a key role in the adoption of the new Standards of Quality for Virginia. As an educational leader, Dr. Durán has worked passionately to ensure that all students receive a quality education that will equip them with the skills needed for post-secondary education and employment in today’s ever-changing world.
Three Legal Issues Every School Administrator Will Need to Navigate in the New Normal
These are challenging times for school administrators as we deal with the uncertain road ahead. In this episode, we talk with an education industry attorney about emerging legal issues that school superintendents will need to understand and navigate effectively to succeed in the new normal.
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Maree Sneed is recognized in the education industry as a lawyer who helps school districts, independent schools, educational institutions, and educational companies solve their most complex problems. For three decades, clients have sought Maree's advice as a result of her experience working in the education system, her legal acumen, her public policy work, and her ability to make connections between the education and legal arenas.
Leading Schools in an Era of Increased Complexity, Uncertainty, and Disparate Agendas
Join us as we discuss managing the complex issues school leaders are facing across the nation. Our guest shares general insights on managing stakeholders with disparate agendas and practical steps taken on issues involving Internet access, social injustice, school nutrition, learning loss, COVID-19, and the reality of budgets.
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Dr. Carissa Moffat Miller is the Executive Director of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), where she works with state education chiefs to ensure all students have the opportunity to graduate from high school prepared for college, careers and life. With a deep understanding of education policy at the state and national levels, Carissa leads CCSSO’s efforts to help states deliver equitable education opportunities to every student. A first-generation college graduate, Carissa was named executive director of CCSSO in 2018.
How School Leaders Are Pursuing Education Equity in Challenging Times
Join us for a candid and insightful discussion with a co-chair and lead superintendent of AASA’s new cohort of superintendents committed to addressing educational inequity. Our guest believes that the pandemic crisis provides an opportunity we must seize to address the inequities that have plagued our schools for generations.
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Luvelle Brown has served as Superintendent of the Ithaca City School District since January 2011. Dr. Brown was recognized as the New York State Superintendent of the Year in 2017.
What’s Surfacing As We’re Rethinking Our School System From the Ground Up
The pandemic is forcing school leaders to reexamine and rethink virtually every aspect of their school systems. Joining us is one of the superintendents on the AASA COVID Recovery Task Force. He shares what issues are surfacing, what surprises he’s encountered and how his schools are adapting.
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A dedicated lifelong educator, Dr. Jack R. Smith has been a classroom teacher, principal, curriculum director, and a local superintendent of schools. He was appointed interim state superintendent of schools and treasurer of the Maryland State Board of Education on September 14, 2015. Dr. Smith joined the Maryland State Department of Education as the chief academic officer for the Office of Teaching and Learning in August 2013. As the chief academic officer, he worked closely with local school systems, parents, businesses, teacher associations, institutes of higher education, and government agencies at the state and national level to ensure high-quality teaching and learning took place in Maryland public schools. Dr. Smith's steadfast goal has always been to provide all students, regardless of their learning needs, race, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status, with options and choices upon graduation.