• Register for Free Training Opportunity!

    Have you spent this summer preparing for the upcoming school year? This year will be a challenging one for principals and you have the power to take control and make a difference. As school leaders, we need to come together and prepare for the obstacles we face educating children. Don’t miss this valuable opportunity to attend AFSA’s FREE training session. [...]

    Register for Free Training Opportunity!
  • Prioritizing Student Online Safety in Your School

    Guest Blog Post By Rob Yoegel Your school or district likely isn’t much different than Redding School District in Northern California. Sure, you might have a larger student population, and be separated by hundreds, if not thousands of miles, but you both are looking for new ways to create digital learning environments that facilitate critical thinking, creativity and collaboration. When [...]

    Prioritizing Student Online Safety in Your School
  • AFSA Visits St. Louis Cultural School

    The AFSA General Executive Board had the opportunity to visit Bertha Gilkey PAMOJA Elementary/Middle Academy of the St. Louis Public Schools District during the GEB meeting. PAJOMA is located on the north side of St. Louis, in the heart of the city, with a population of 398  Preschool through 8th grade students. It has a community based enrollment, and any [...]

    AFSA Visits St. Louis Cultural School
  • Principal Groups Urge Congress to Fund School Leader Recruitment and Support Program

    AFSA, the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) sent a joint letter urging Congress to fund the School Leader Recruitment and Support Program (SLRSP). The SLRSP is the successor to the School Leadership program, and the only federal education program specifically for principals, assistant principals, and other school leaders. It is also [...]

    Principal Groups Urge Congress to Fund School Leader Recruitment and Support Program
  • School Leaders Unite to Advocate for ESSA Implementation on Capitol Hill

    AFSA members joined the National Association of Elementary and Secondary Principals (NAESP) on Capitol Hill in advocating for ESSA implementation. Over 200 principals from across the nation gathered on Tues., March 15 in an effort to improve federal policies that will help states and districts build the capacity of principals and advance school improvement. Specific points included: Ensure oversight of [...]

    School Leaders Unite to Advocate for ESSA Implementation on Capitol Hill
  • Watch Our Latest Webinar! How the ESSA Affects Administrators and Schools

    No Child Left Behind (NCLB) is now gone. The new education law, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), is the biggest change in K-12 federal education law since NCLB was enacted in 2012. AFSA’s lobbyist, Jon Bernstein, hosted a webinar on March 10, 2016 explaining how the ESSA affects administrators and their schools including: New flexibility for states to create principal [...]

    Watch Our Latest Webinar! How the ESSA Affects Administrators and Schools
  • Student Grief Support Resource

    The Coalition to Support Grieving Students is the first-ever bereavement resource for educators, which provides effective methods for addressing grief at schools through an easy-to-use, multimedia platform. Resources to equip and inform educators with all the most practical information guidance needed to better meet the needs of grieving students are available to all members of the school community.

    Student Grief Support Resource

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House Appropriations Committee Approves Education Funding Bill

July 14, 2016 at 3:49 pm

The full House Appropriations committee approved the fiscal year 2017 (FY 17) Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (LHHS-Ed) funding bill lines by a 31-19 vote,...

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Clinton Accepts NEA White House Endorsement

July 7, 2016 at 5:18 pm

The presumed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has accepted her endorsement from the National Education Association (NEA). Clinton has acknowledged this support...