Peninsula Union School District Superintendent-Principal Lark Doolan is the first openly transgender public school superintendent in the country. Find out why Doolan decided to openly transition and how he is positively impacting the students at his school.
Keannu Linnell was Mr. All-American. He was a three-sport athlete including quarterback at Lathrop High. Bu...
ACSA's Elementary Education Council spent the day at Juarez Academy of Engineering and Technology in Cerritos, learning lessons from principal Christine Balbuena. Juarez Academy is one of the smallest
John King Jr. is the former Secretary of Education under President Obama. He now serves as the President and CEO of The Education Trust. In this episode of the ACSA Speaker Series, Michael Kelly sits
ACSA honored 21 students from California's public schools for overcoming tremendous adversity to get to where they are today at the Every Student Succeeding luncheon. Nearly 1,000 people gathered in S
Learning a new language is always a challenge. But when Ali Hussain moved to the United States from Pakistan, he needed to learn two languages: English and American Sign Language. Born deaf, Ali had l
Keanen and Keion Evans are the star mascots at Winship Middle School in Eureka. But there was a time when the twins could not be in a gym, let alone perform a high volume dance routine. Diagnosed with
There is no good age to lose a parent. Daniel Morozov lost both his father and his mother in the span of just 24 hours. Finding a sense of normalcy would prove challenging. But thanks to the love and
Marbella Cruz never thought she would live to see her 17th birthday. After a childhood filled with trauma, she battled depression and anxiety which led to multiple suicide attempts. But thanks to the
It was a busy end to the 2019 California legislative session with plenty of education bills on the docket. Naj Alikhan and Edgar Zazueta look at the highlights of the session and what this means for e
Cindy Aguilar-Castaneda is the pride of Gonzales. During her four years at Gonzales High School, she did everything from tennis team to jazz band to classes at Hartnell College to the Gonzales Youth C
Haley Keeling will never forget the first time she held her daughter, Dalia. She was just sixteen years old when she gave birth. This beautiful story looks at a teenage mother from Vislia Unified Scho
Leo Chavez was just six years old when his father murdered his mother. Leo was left in the care of his 22-year-old sister, Katia. But to overcome this tragedy, he would need help from the entire commu
Congratulations to Cory Suzuki in Los Angeles Unified School District who was named class valedictorian this year at Gardena High. Cory was diagnosed with autism at age 4 and overcame many obstacles e
Congratulations to Claremont Unified School District student Alexandra Savage who was diagnosed with #medulloblastoma brain cancer just before starting 4th grade at Condit Elementary. Now in remission
Keannu Linnell was Mr. All-American. He was a three-sport athlete including quarterback at Lathrop High. But in December of 2016, Keannu was diagnosed with brain cancer. Find out how he overcame insur
ACSA President-elect Linda Kaminski spoke with educational leaders in Sacramento about her version for the association. Kaminski will take over for current ACSA President Holly Edds on July 1st.
Hundreds of ACSA members gathered at the State Capitol to advocate for the needs of California's 6.2 million public school students. This year's agenda focused on school funding, mental health awarene
More than 1,500 educators across California traveled to Anaheim for the ACSA Every Child Counts Symposium. Attendees heard from keynote speakers Marlee Matlin and Brad Cohen along with former Columbin
More than 600 superintendents from across the state of California traveled to Monterey for ACSA's annual Superintendents' Symposium. Find out why so many educators say this is the conference you shoul
New State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond joined us at the ACSA Superintendents Symposium this past week to discuss his goals for public education in California. Find out about his
Why should school leaders embrace social media? Hear from one superintendent who knows...