• AFSA President Responds to Trump’s Slim FY18 Proposal Budget

    Statement of AFSA President Diann Woodard on President’s FY18 Proposal to Eliminate the $2.25 Billion Supporting Effective Instruction State Grants Program: “AFSA is appalled by the President’s proposed FY18 budget. Wholesale elimination of a program designed to hire and provide professional development to principals and teachers in order to prop-up unaccountable private schools and engage in an unnecessary peace time build-up [...]

    AFSA President Responds to Trump’s Slim FY18 Proposal Budget
  • Watch Our New Bully Prevention Webinar!

    A passionate advocate for bully prevention and American recording artist, Lizzie Sider, together with AFSA Vice President, Lauran Cherry, hosted a webinar followed by a Q&A on how administrators can help create a climate to reduce bullying in schools. Watch the webinar here  Download the slideshow here Learn insights on how you can make an impact in your school from [...]

    Watch Our New Bully Prevention Webinar!
  • AFSA, Among Others Raise Awareness of the Impact of ESSA and Role of School Leaders, on Capitol Hill

    As leaders from AFSA, National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), and other education supporters gathered in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill their message was heard loud and clear; support for ongoing principal professional development is essential. “Events like this remind us of the bigger conversation we need to have [...]

    AFSA, Among Others Raise Awareness of the Impact of ESSA and Role of School Leaders, on Capitol Hill
  • Joint Letter Sent to Congress on Principals Appropriations Priorities

    AFSA, the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) sent a joint letter to the House and Senate appropriations leaders. The letter expresses concern over proposed cuts to education funding bills and urges Congress to support and recognize the role of principals. Read the letter below:   Dear Chairman Blunt, Ranking Member Murray, [...]

    Joint Letter Sent to Congress on Principals Appropriations Priorities
  • 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
  • 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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EDWeek Features AFSA and Others’ Work Against Trump’s Budget Cuts

March 29, 2017 at 12:55 pm

AFSA has been working diligently over the last several weeks, to advocate for and protect federal funding that can be used for principal professional development and training...

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Ironworkers, pro-worker contractors OK paid maternity leave

March 26, 2017 at 12:12 pm

SAN DIEGO –In a groundbreaking development for the building trades, the Ironworkers and their allied group of pro-union contractors will implement paid maternity leave...