15 min

Episode 17 – AASA’s Dan Domenech on the Challenges Facing School Districts Building the Bridge

    • Education

This episode gives a broad, detailed overview of what school districts nationwide are facing, as Dr. Wendy Oliver interviews Dan Domenech, Executive Director of AASA – The School Superintendents Association. Among several hot topics addressed, the episode touches on how superintendents are tackling the digital divide, food access during COVID-19, handling immunizations, learning loss and social-emotional health. Additionally, Dan looks at the future and identifies changes that he hopes to see in our country’s school systems.

About the host:

Dr. Wendy Oliver is a highly qualified Tennessee teacher and administrator who has pioneered digital learning across multiple states and school districts. She has authored digital teaching standards and developed software that allows teachers to self-assess their knowledge of digital instruction. No matter which hat she's wearing, her goal is simple -- to empower learners. Dr. Oliver is currently the Chief Learning Officer for EdisonLearning. Follow Dr. Oliver on Twitter @oliver_dr and learn more about EdisonLearning by visiting https://edisonlearning.com/

About our guest:

Daniel A. Domenech has served as executive director of the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) since July 2008. Domenech has more than 36 years of experience in public education, twenty-seven of those years served as a school superintendent. Prior to joining AASA, Domenech served as senior vice president for National Urban Markets with McGraw-Hill Education. Prior to his position at McGraw-Hill, Domenech served for seven years as superintendent of the Fairfax County, Va., Public Schools, the 12th largest school system in the nation with 168,000 students. Follow him on Twitter @AASADan

This episode gives a broad, detailed overview of what school districts nationwide are facing, as Dr. Wendy Oliver interviews Dan Domenech, Executive Director of AASA – The School Superintendents Association. Among several hot topics addressed, the episode touches on how superintendents are tackling the digital divide, food access during COVID-19, handling immunizations, learning loss and social-emotional health. Additionally, Dan looks at the future and identifies changes that he hopes to see in our country’s school systems.

About the host:

Dr. Wendy Oliver is a highly qualified Tennessee teacher and administrator who has pioneered digital learning across multiple states and school districts. She has authored digital teaching standards and developed software that allows teachers to self-assess their knowledge of digital instruction. No matter which hat she's wearing, her goal is simple -- to empower learners. Dr. Oliver is currently the Chief Learning Officer for EdisonLearning. Follow Dr. Oliver on Twitter @oliver_dr and learn more about EdisonLearning by visiting https://edisonlearning.com/

About our guest:

Daniel A. Domenech has served as executive director of the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) since July 2008. Domenech has more than 36 years of experience in public education, twenty-seven of those years served as a school superintendent. Prior to joining AASA, Domenech served as senior vice president for National Urban Markets with McGraw-Hill Education. Prior to his position at McGraw-Hill, Domenech served for seven years as superintendent of the Fairfax County, Va., Public Schools, the 12th largest school system in the nation with 168,000 students. Follow him on Twitter @AASADan

15 min

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