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



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ACSA Storytellers

Every Student Succeeding: My Awesome Life

Abigail Rosales has spent most of her ten birthdays at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Due to severe liver…


Every Student Succeeding: A Walk in My Shoes

ACSA Every Student Succeeding winner Journee Jacobs was sexually abused by her own father when she was just…


Advocacy Updates

Review ACSA's analysis of the K-12 education components of the governor's revised budget proposal.
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…

ACSA's Executive Director Dr. Wesley Smith responds to the president's proposed federal budget.
Today, Governor Jerry Brown released the May Revision to the 2017-18 State Budget. Despite recent reports indicating the state’s revenues were trailing projections, the May Revision reflects higher…
May 8, 2016: ACSA Executive Director Wes Smith discusses ACSA's new purpose statement, guiding our work as we officially launch a website portal dedicated to immigration resources.