• Make Your Voice Heard, Register to Vote!

    Are you registered to vote? Are your friends and family registered to vote? Many in your community may NOT be registered to vote and/or planning to vote. As an organization of action, AFSA is conducting a voter registration drive this year to ensure that every voice of our community is heard. Help us register at least three people to vote [...]

    Make Your Voice Heard, Register to Vote!
  • AFSA Watches Clinton Make History at the 2016 Democratic National Convention

    AFSA leaders witnessed a historical event at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, where Hillary Clinton became the first woman to accept the Democratic nomination to run for President of the United States. Diann Woodard, AFSA President, Ernest Logan, AFSA Executive Vice President and Council of Supervisors and Administrators President, AFSA Local 1, Aona Jefferson, AFSA General Vice President and Council of [...]

    AFSA Watches Clinton Make History at the 2016 Democratic National Convention
  • A Visit to 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 [...]

    A Visit to 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
  • 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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Capitol Hill Event: Revolutionizing School Leadership Under ESSA

September 28, 2016 at 2:29 pm

National Principals Month Capitol Hill Event: Revolutionizing School Leadership Under ESSA Date: Thursday October 13, 2016 Time: 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET Location: B354 Rayburn...

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Mine Workers Urge Quick Congressional Action After Senate Panel OKs Pension Bill

September 29, 2016 at 11:28 am

WASHINGTON—The Mine Workers are urging quick congressional action on legislation to aid financially endangered and federally guaranteed pension plans, after a bipartisan...