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

Every Student Succeeding: The Hope of San Bernardino

There is Alex Mattison, the football player. And then there is Alex Mattison, the man. On the field, Alex is…


Every Student Succeeding: Changing the Culture for a College Future

Featuring Region 4 student honoree Gabriela Jauregui. ACSA’s Every Student Succeeding program turns 20 this…


Advocacy Updates

At its meeting next month, the State Board of Education is anticipated to have a robust discussion on the state’s new accountability system; including the process it will adopt to identify the five…
ACSA’s Governmental Relations Department has been tracking hundreds of bills that have the potential to impact education. Following is a look at some of the bills already under scrutiny by ACSA’s…
March state revenue reports were positive, with the State Controller's office reporting revenues of $1.73 billion, or 29.2 percent, higher than the governor’s proposed 2017 18 budget.

ACSA’s 2017-18 year will be historic. For the first time, four women will hold the top seats in association leadership.
The National Association of Elementary School Principals, in partnership with ACSA’s Elementary Education Council, is seeking the best and brightest school leaders. The deadline is May 10 to submit…
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…