Action Center

March for Our Lives Resolution

WHEREAS, the American Federation of School Administrators acknowledges that safety is a fundamental right of all students, families, staff and community members across the United States, especially at their schools; and WHEREAS, school shootings have become a far-too-common occurrence, jeopardizing the physical and emotional safety of all stakeholders at schools; and WHEREAS, the American Federation of School Administrators, a group […]

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and DREAMers Resolution

WHEREAS, AFSA supports legislation protecting federal and state immigration and sanctuary policies for students; and WHEREAS, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is a federal government program created in 2012 under then-President Obama to allow undocumented children brought to the United States the temporary right to live, study and work in America; and WHEREAS, the contributions of immigrants historically have […]

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Committing to Retirement Security for All

WHEREAS, the prospects for a decent retirement for most Americans is shrinking, including many working families that are not saving at all and are woefully unprepared for retirement; and WHEREAS, it is time for our country to commit to moving from retirement security for just a lucky few to retirement security for all; and WHEREAS, many Americans lack access to […]

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Support for High-Quality Public Education

WHEREAS, AFSA and its members are committed to the highest-quality public education for all students; and WHEREAS, public education is the foundation of our democracy, and where our students come to be educated in the fullest sense of the word, as citizens of this great country; and WHEREAS, AFSA members strive on a daily basis to make every public school […]

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Empowering Membership Engagement

WHEREAS, when educators and all working people join together in a union, we all win better wages, health care, benefits and retirement protections; and WHEREAS, AFSA understands that attacks on unions, including the Janus v. AFSCMEU.S. Supreme Court case, as well as schemes to prohibit payroll deduction, require annual union recertification and the elimination of collective bargaining rights, are constant […]

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Empowering Greater School Safety

WHEREAS, the American Federation of School Administrators is both outraged and deeply saddened by the rash of school shootings that have devastated our nation for the past two decades; and  WHEREAS, AFSA asserts that the appropriate response to school gun violence is legislation that supports the provision of appropriate mental health services to help identify and treat students who are […]

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Engaging Members for Political Action

WHEREAS, it is imperative that the voice of school administrators be heard at the local, state and national political levels; and WHEREAS, each member of the American Federation of School Administrators should be encouraged to become actively involved in speaking out, speaking up and helping to make a positive change in the local, state and national political venues; and WHEREAS, […]

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Continuing National Administrative Partnerships for Educational Action

WHEREAS,the American Federation of School Administrators has, during the past several years, developed action partnerships with other prominent national organizations representing school leaders, including the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), to represent a united front when speaking in front of Congress, and WHEREAS, during the past several years, AFSA […]

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Encouraging Union Members to Run for Local Public Office

WHEREAS, when working people have a seat at the table, we have a voice in the agenda; and WHEREAS, over the past four years, the AFL-CIO, along with the AFL-CIO state federations and affiliated unions, have focused on recruiting labor candidates and winning elections across the country; THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that AFSA encourages more of our members to run […]

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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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