“We serve all California students by supporting, developing, and advocating for California’s educational leaders.”

–Dr. Wesley Smith, ACSA Executive Director

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 Believes Every Student Deserves Equal Opportunities to Succeed

Every Student Succeeding: Help Is on the Way

Kassan Ortiz Farrakhan went from being a troubled student to a model student, working through issues of anger and alienation from a young age.

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 failure, Abigail is on the wait list for a full liver transplant. But you would never know about her medical condition given her incredible spirit and positive personality. In fact, she describes her life as "awesome".

Every Student Succeeding: The All-American Refugee

Mohammed Mohammed’s story has a happy ending. But the cruel reality is Mohammed’s story is the exception. Mohammed, ACSA’s Region 18 Every Student Succeeding Award recipient, was born in Iraq. His father owned a car dealership. Terrorist groups used the family’s wealth as an opportunity to incite fear and threaten violence.