The Association of California School Administrators and Lead Learner Associates have partnered to share the remarkable story of Vanke Meisha Academy's quick transition to distance learning. Because of the novel coronavirus, the faculty and staff at VMA shifted to serving students who were now sheltering at home. Since China's timeline for this change predates ours in the West by about two months, much can be learned from how VMA accomplished so much, so quickly.
CA public school districts have used a variety of platforms to inform students and communities about change...
Examining the possible reasons for a school board member to micromanage a superintendent.
Gov. Newsom has signed AB 104, one of the most notable bills from this legislative session. The measure contained an urgency clause, which means its provisions take effect immediately.
The highly-anticipated language for independent study has been released as part of the education trailer bill, AB 130. This article offers highlighted details of the changes.
Watch an update about operating independent study by ACSA's governmental relations team.
Recommendations from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing for supporting new teachers whose preparation and induction were impacted by COVID-19.
This alert from law firm AALRR details how funding in the latest COVID-19 relief bill is targeted at vulnerable student populations.
Alert from legal firm AALRR on the California Department of Public Health's youth sports guidance.
Teaching is rewarding, but is often difficult. Here are eight things new teachers may not have learned in their credentialing program, and how administrators can support them through these challenges.
Watch the recording of the ACSA Governmental Relations Department March 1, 2021 webinar on California's in-person instruction legislation.
ACSA outlines 10 best practices for success as an HR administrator.
ACSA's Member Assistance and Legal Support team provides crucial advice for superintendents signing their first contract.
ACSA Member Assistance and Legal Support Team answers key questions about the March 15 Notice.
Member Assistance Advocates answer key questions for mandated reporters of child abuse.
Opening schools during a pandemic: What we can learn from the small school experience.
Erin Simons hosts Ron Williams and Will Ector as they talk about their career path to becoming a school superintendent.
Trudy Arriaga, Stacie Stanley, Delores Lindsey discuss promoting and supporting women in their career journey as school administrators.
Parvin Ahmadi, Superintendent of Castro Valley Unified School District, speaks about shared humanity and shares her stories of experiences that have shaped her.