ACSA Vision Statement

“We serve educational leaders in the pursuit of equity and excellence to meet the diverse needs of all California students.”


The Association of California School Administrators is the largest umbrella organization for school leaders in the United States, serving more than 17,000 California educators. ACSA's top priority is advocating for public school students in kindergarten through grade 12, as well as adult learners. Our mission is to be the driving force of education in California and beyond.


ACSA Leadership in Action

Special to the Bee, by ACSA Executive Director Wesley Smith and Education Trust-West Director Ryan Smith


ACSA Storytellers

The boy with the backpack

Zackeria Lovick is one of the most selfless eight-year-olds you will ever meet in your life.


Every Student Succeeding: Love is Love

ACSA Every Student Succeeding winner Michael Moffatt is an LGBT leader at Buena High in Ventura, California.…


Advocacy Updates

In an effort to support school leaders across the state with the roll-out of the new accountability system, ACSA staff developed a two-minute illustrated video describing the key components and…
With the state closing in on the launch of the first phase of the new accountability and continuous improvement system, ACSA has taken a leadership role in pushing for cooperation with stakeholders,…
ACSA Leader appointed to State Board of Education

ACSA President Ralph Porras has submitted a declaration on behalf of the organization to the United States’ District Court, outlining potential harm to the relationship between schools and their…
Riverside Poly High School was one of two schools in California named as a nation-al model school by the American School Counselors Association, and Riverside Poly Counselor Yuri Nava was named as one…
With the state closing in on the launch of the first phase of the new accountability and continuous improvement system, ACSA has taken a leadership role in pushing for cooperation with stakeholders,…