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

The ACSA Elementary Education Council spent a day in Gardena visiting 186th Street Elementary School. Watch the story of how Principal Reed changed the culture of the school and built a constructive learning environment for her students.


Learn how ACSA leaders are making a difference by advocating for California's students.

ACSA Every Student Succeeding

Watch the inspiring new series featuring 19 students who have overcome challenges to succeed.

Advocacy Updates

To meet the January 10 constitutional deadline, today Governor Jerry Brown released his January Budget Proposal for the 2018-19 fiscal year, effectively ending speculations of the Administration’s…
Last week state education officials launched the fall 2017 California School Dashboard, a Web site that provides valuable information on multiple measures regarding student and school performance in…
The first year of the 2017-18 legislative session has concluded and the Government Relations team was hard at work representing your interests in Sacramento.

Archives of past issues of EdCal and Leadership Magazine
Jan. 22, 2018: ACSA Executive Director Wes Smith discusses ACSA's commitment to providing support to students in and out of the classroom.
Jan. 12 was the nomination deadline for the 2018 ACSA Awards Program, marking the first time in recent history that all regions have shared a single deadline and the inaugural year of the new online…