Mark your calendars for October 1-3 and join us in beautiful Alexandria, VA.
The 2017 NASS Leadership conference is a premier professional development event created solely for superintendents. This annual conference will provide networking opportunities and professional development on critical educational issues of high interest for our nation’s superintendents.
Participants will learn how to address the unique needs of every student by taking a holistic approach to cultural proficiency, community engagement, accountability, as well as data-driven instruction. Additionally, this nationally recognized certification will give participants the tools to confront challenges like racial inequities, bias, barriers facing students, and how to identify stakeholders and student advocates.
Benefits of the Leadership for Social Justice Certification:
A customized Equity Framework based on your specific job role.
An Equity and Engagement Plan that provide whole-school and classroom-level approaches.
Tools to aid implementation.
Support to sustain social justice initiatives.
Skills training to help you lead equity initiatives.
National certification upon program completion.
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“I am truly honored to receive this acknowledgement from NASS,” King said. “Education leaders must be student advocates and that work doesn’t end at 5:00. We are advocates 24 hours a day and I enjoy that challenge.”
The President nominated Peter Oppenheim to serve as Assistant Secretary of Education for Legislation and Congressional Affairs. Oppenheim currently serves as the Education Policy Director and Counsel for the majority staff of the Senate HELP Committee and was previously an aide for Senator Alexander (TN).
The Department of Education hired Adam Kissel to serve as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Higher Education Programs. Kissel was previously employed at the Koch Foundation and the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.
Hanna Skandera, New Mexico Secretary of Education, announced her resignation from the position at the end of this month.