• 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!
  • Free Professional Development Opportunity: Learn How You Can Protect Your Students Online

    Gaggle invites AFSA members to attend the Symposium on Student Online Safety. This is free for school and district administrators, cabinet members and other educators responsible for student online safety. Attendees will engage in strategic and tactical discussions, learn more about keeping students safe and enjoy plenty of networking opportunities. This will be held on Sept. 29, 2016 in Edison Township, NJ. [...]

    Free Professional Development Opportunity: Learn How You Can Protect Your Students Online
  • 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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Senate Resolution Officially Declares October as National Principals Month

September 21, 2016 at 4:05 pm

Celebrating Principals Across the Country The month of October will be recognized as National Principals Month thanks to a recent Senate resolution. The final list of cosponsors...

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Long Island University-Brooklyn Locks Out All Faculty; Students Walk Out In Support

September 23, 2016 at 1:44 am

BROOKLYN, N.Y. —In what the union called “an unprecedented move in higher education,” the administration at Long Island University’s Brooklyn, N.Y., campus locked...