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Save the Date for AFSA’s 14th Triennial Convention!

Save the Date for AFSA’s 14th Triennial Convention!

Save the Date for The American Federation of School Administrators 14th Triennial Convention! Plan to meet us in New Orleans, Louisiana We will focus on Engaged Leadership for a Brighter Future! July 23-27, 2015 Loews Hotel 300 Poydras Street New Orleans, Louisiana Delegates will be selected by their locals in accordance with the AFSA Constitution.

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AFSA Remembers 9/11

As the nation pauses to observe the anniversary of September 11, 2001, we remember and honor the victims and their families. And we offer our heartfelt gratitude to the first responders and heroes who served on that tragic day and thereafter, and to the educators that selflessly risked their safety and well-being to protect their students. It is difficult to [...]

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Inequality and the USA: A Nation in Denial?

JACKSON HOLE, Wyom. –America’s top central bankers didn’t make time for inequality at their annual hobnob in secluded Jackson Hole, Wyom., even though, for the first time, activists brought the issue right to their doorstep there. Over in Germany, the world’s Nobel Prize winners in economics did address the issue – but few Americans noticed.

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Happy Labor Day from AFSA

This Labor Day we honor the tremendous sacrifice, dedication and accomplishments of America’s workers. It is a time to gather with friends and family to celebrate this hard work that is the foundation of our nation. Labor Day signifies the promise that if you work hard in this country, you will have a decent wage, job security, freedom from harassment [...]

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Wendi Caporicci, AFSA Secretary, with Superintendent Antwan Wilson, UAOS President Lauran Cherry, and UAOS Executive Director JoAnna Lougin

AFSA GEB Member Attends Back to School Luncheon with Local 83

Last week, AFSA Secretary Wendi Capporicci attended a luncheon held by the Unified Administrators of Oakland Schools (UAOS), AFSA Local Local 83, to usher in the beginning of a new school year. As a past president of UAOS, Caporicci says the current president, Lauran Cherry, “gave an inspiring speech completing her first year as president.” UAOS stands united with AFSA [...]

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Poll Results Indicate America’s Support of Early Childhood Education

The First Five Years Fund debuted the findings of a bipartisan poll on early childhood education at the National Polling Briefing, “America Speaks: Grow America stronger with early childhood education” on July 17. The results demonstrated that early childhood education was not only a very important issue to the voters but also a top-tier national issue. The poll showed that [...]

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House Democrats Set Plan To Aid Middle Class, Further Education

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), House Minority Leader and other House Democrats unveiled their new economic agenda to mobilize the middle class on July 16.

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Free Live Video Stream on Latest Children and Poverty Research

Half the children in American public schools are low income and one million are homeless. Yet today’s school reform agenda dismisses poverty as just an excuse. Join the National Superintendents Roundtable via videostream as it explores these issues in Chicago, July 11 and 12. Presentations (all times Central): 6:00 pm, Friday, July 11: Kent McGuire of the Southern Education Foundation [...]

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Attend our Free Webinar on Fostering a Culture of Diversity in Today’s Schools!

Attend our Free Webinar on Fostering a Culture of Diversity in Today’s Schools!

This webinar explores the 21st century school which is composed of classrooms that reflect great student diversity. This change in school dynamics makes it necessary for school leaders and staff to expand their perspectives in learning and managing instructional best practices set to high teaching and learning expectations for the entire school community.

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AFSA Board Members Attend White House Summit On Working Families

AFSA Board Members Attend White House Summit On Working Families

On June 23, Diann Woodard, AFSA President; Wendi Caporicci, AFSA Secretary (Local 83 in Oakland, CA); Sandra Inga (Local 22 in Hartford, CT) and Aona Jefferson (Local 4 in Washington, D.C.), both AFSA Executive Board members, enjoyed a powerful discussion of American work-life balance and work flexibility at The White House Summit on Working Families. There, our nations most powerful [...]

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