• Don’t Miss Out! 2018 AFSA Scholarship Deadline is Feb. 28

    The application for the 2018 AFSA scholarship, which provides $2,500 toward college tuition is now available. Applicants must meet the following requirements: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who is attending college for the first time in the award year. Applicant’s parent or legal guardian must be an AFSA member in good standing. Scholarship award checks will be [...]

    Don’t Miss Out! 2018 AFSA Scholarship Deadline is Feb. 28
  • Save the Date! The AFSA 15th Triennial Constitutional Convention

    Exploring the Changing Landscape of Public Education Join AFSA at our 15th Triennial Constitutional Convention July 26-29, 2018 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. During this convention, there will be a focus on the many challenges we are facing in both education and labor. Delegates will discuss and debate a wide range of critical issues, including: Confronting existing barriers [...]

    Save the Date! The AFSA 15th Triennial Constitutional Convention
  • School Leaders Unite at Capitol Hill to Support Principal Funding

    AFSA, the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) co-sponsored an event on Capitol Hill to support and discuss the importance of fully funding Title II, Part A under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) on Oct. 24. The briefing, “Do State ESSA Plans Address Leadership? Reflections on Innovative Support for [...]

  • Help the Victims of the 2017 Hurricanes

    The recent hurricanes of 2017 have left all territories in their paths in total devastation. Our members affected by the hurricanes in the islands of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands have lost everything. They face months without power, destroyed homes and buildings. Our members in these areas are in desperate need of our help. Schools need generators and supplies [...]

    Help the Victims of the 2017 Hurricanes
  • AFSA Joins Educators to Promote Math Literacy

    The Southern Initiative of the Algebra Project (SIAP) has been working for the last two decades on redefining how math is taught to children in public schools. This summer, AFSA had the opportunity to learn more about the innovative SIAP model to promote math literacy. President Diann Woodard and Florida Woods, AFSA Southern regional vice president and executive director of the [...]

    AFSA Joins Educators to Promote Math Literacy
  • AFSA President’s Statement on President Trump’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2018

    President Trump released his budget for Fiscal Year 2018 on May 23. AFSA President Diann Woodard released the following statement in response: “President Trump’s FY 2018 Budget request is a reverse Robin Hood Budget. It slashes and decimates programs for the most vulnerable Americans, while stuffing the pockets of the uber-wealthy,” “As school leaders, AFSA members are responsible for leading [...]

    AFSA President’s Statement on President Trump’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2018
  • 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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Five-Year Anniversary of Sandy Hook Elementary Tragedy

December 14, 2017 at 11:27 am

It is hard to believe that today marks the 5th anniversary of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Our thoughts will always be with with the 20 children and 6 educators...

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Groundbreaking Minnesota labor website enters new era

December 8, 2017 at 12:00 pm

MINNEAPOLIS–Workday Minnesota, the groundbreaking labor news website launched 17 years ago, will enter a new era with the departure of founding editor Barb Kucera. Kucera,...