10 Tips for Superintendents Signing Their First Contract

The ACSA Member Assistance and Legal Support Team, under the direction of ACSA’s Deputy Executive Director Margarita Cuizon-Armelino, assists close … Read More

The New Superintendent’s Guide to Community Engagement

This resource is provided by ACSA Partner4Purpose ThoughtExchange. 

State of the Superintendent — High Job Satisfaction and a Projected Normal Turnover Rate

To examine superintendents’ job satisfaction and short-term career plans, RAND researchers fielded a survey to a randomly sampled set of … Read More

New Laws Affect County Offices of Education

This resource is provided by ACSA Partner4Purpose Lozano Smith.  On October 8, 2021, the Governor signed Assembly Bills (AB) 559 and … Read More

Does Your Board Micromanage You?

The following article is written by Jim Capolupo, former superintendent and current president of Cambridge Solutions.   Does your board micromanage … Read More

School’s In: Superintendents Share Early Lessons Learned

  Watch ACSA and CALSA in a conversation with Superintendents from North, Central and Southern California as they share their … Read More

Webinar: Leading for Change in the Midst of Crisis

  Effective leadership amidst a pandemic is new to everyone. Watch three experienced Superintendents in a conversation about how to … Read More

10 Tips for Onboarding New Trustees

This article was provided to ACSA by Nancy Price. November’s ballot will include many school board races across California, with … Read More

A Crisis at Hyperspeed Through the Eyes of a Superintendent

Bullet holes and broken glass. They are shocking examples of tragedy and triumph in Tehama County. “During a crisis, you’re … Read More

Pitfalls to Avoid for Meaningful Community Engagement

When Oakland Unified School District received a $4 million windfall in supplemental and concentration dollars, parents and students knew exactly … Read More