2018 Convention

Support for Grieving Students

WHEREAS, the American Federation of School Administrators has joined with other leading education groups to form the Coalition to Support Grieving Students; and  WHEREAS, coalition members have developed educational materials for the use of educators, parents and community members to deal with all areas of grief and loss; and  WHEREAS, the coalition has set up guidelines on how to respond […]

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School Leader Specific Professional Development

WHEREAS a bipartisan Congress overwhelmingly approved the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA); and WHEREAS, ESSA provides new opportunities for states to use Title II, Part A funds to invest in principal leadership; and WHEREAS, many states already have taken advantage of the optional 3 percent of Title II, Part A funds for school leadership activities; and WHEREAS, states also report […]

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Retired Administrators Chapter for Each Local

WHEREAS, several locals of the American Federation of School Administrators have developed chapters within their locals to serve the needs of retired administrators; and WHEREAS, retired administrators can serve as valuable resources for active administrators in helping with ongoing issues within the locals; and WHEREAS, retired administrators benefit from continuing their membership within the American Federation of School Administrators; THEREFORE, […]

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Opposing Privatization of Puerto Rico’s Public Schools

WHEREAS, Puerto Rico is a territory of the United States; and WHEREAS, Puerto Rico has determined that public education is a foundation of our democracy; and WHEREAS, there are some 300,000 students in more than 1,000 public schools in Puerto Rico; and WHEREAS, the growing number of school closures is having a profoundly negative impact on the students of Puerto […]

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Develop a Public Charter School Administrative Recruitment Program

WHEREAS, the American Federation of School Administrators currently does not have a recruitment program to encourage public charter school administrators to become members of AFSA; and WHEREAS, there is a growing number of public charter school administrators who could be eligible for membership in AFSA; and WHEREAS, public charter school administrators would benefit from membership in our organization; THEREFORE, BE […]

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Grow Your Own Administrators Programs and Our Profession

WHEREAS, public school administrators play a crucial role in educating our nation’s children; and WHEREAS, local aspiring teachers and educators understand the educational needs of the local student population; and WHEREAS, highly qualified teachers and educators should be encouraged to become school administrators; and WHEREAS, local AFSA members have the talent and experience to act as mentors and coaches for aspiring […]

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