Nov 20, 2017, 8:27 AM
The California Student Aid Commission and the California Department of Education invite ACSA members to participate in the statewide “Race to Submit” campaign to encourage all California high school seniors to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or the California Dream Act…
Nov 13, 2017, 8:14 AM
ACSA honored the 2017 Administrators of the Year as well as the Ferd Kiesel Distinguished Service Memorial Award, Marcus Foster Memorial Award for Administrator Excellence, and Robert E. Kelly and Valuing Diversity Awards at the Leadership Summit President's Celebration on Nov. 3.
Oct 30, 2017, 9:34 AM
The Bay Area Women’s Sports Initiative (BAWSI) is a 501c3 organization in San Jose that provides free after-school fitness and confidence-building opportunities to young girls in communities where obesity and diabetes are prevalent, who are not being exposed to organized sports or physical education…
Oct 30, 2017, 8:27 AM
Due to the barriers stemming from stereotypes and implicit biases, leaders of color often need allies to stand shoulder to shoulder in the trenches, being a voice to enlighten others about this journey. Ally-ship is needed to ensure equity for our students.
Oct 30, 2017, 8:07 AM
ACSA is honoring this year’s Administrator of the Year Award recipients, and each is being profiled in EdCal leading up to the formal awards gala at the 2017 Leadership Summit in San Jose. Featured this week is Dr. Mary Sieu, superintendent of ABC USD.
Oct 25, 2017, 9:12 AM
ACSA is honoring this year’s Administrator of the Year Award recipients, and each is being profiled in EdCal leading up to the formal awards gala at the 2017 Leadership Summit in San Jose. Featured this week is Michael Albaugh, assistant superintendent of business services in Rescue USD.
Oct 24, 2017, 8:48 AM
Jacqueline has known the stares and whispers her entire life. She was born with lymphatic malformations, a rare condition that formed large masses in her cheeks, tongue, and chest. She underwent multiple surgeries to remove the diseased lymph nodes, but to no avail. Her parents were told she might…
Oct 20, 2017, 9:16 AM
October is National Bullying Prevention Month, a time for many school districts to focus even more attention on what has become a year-round effort in California.
Oct 17, 2017, 9:26 AM
Rodrigo Portillo has had more responsibilities than many teenagers. His parents were born in Mexico, but immigrated to the United States in hopes of providing a better life for their children. Rodrigo flooded his schedule at Ukiah High School in Ukiah Unified School District in return, aware that…
Oct 10, 2017, 9:26 AM
When Jatia was just 6 years old, her father died of a brain tumor. She moved in with her aunt to what she thought was a safer environment but she became a victim of human trafficking. After years of abuse, Jatia struggled to trust men. But that all changed when she met Covina Valley USD Fairvalley…
Oct 6, 2017, 11:23 AM
The public results of 2017 scores for California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress tests in English language arts and mathematics revealed little academic growth and persistent achievement gaps.
Oct 6, 2017, 10:08 AM
ACSA President Lisa Gonzales discusses the recent Women in School Leadership Forum and the Women's Leadership Network, helping women acquire both the skill sets and political savvy to take gender out of the equation, and to simply be recognized for their skills and talents.
Awards Spotlight: Continuation/Educational Options Administrator and Superintendent/Principal of the Year
Oct 6, 2017, 9:21 AM
ACSA is honoring this year’s Administrator of the Year Award recipients, and each is being profiled in EdCal leading up to the formal awards gala at the 2017 Leadership Summit in San Jose. Featured this week are Elsie Briseno Simonovski, principal, Richland Continuation High, and Jeremy Powell,…
Oct 3, 2017, 8:18 AM
Christian Lopez grew up in Cuscatancingo, El Salvador, home to the infamous 18th Street Gang. El Salvador has a murder rate that is 22 times that of the United States. In 2014, Christian’s mom arranged for her son to move to California to live with his dad. He enrolled in LA Unified School District…
Sep 27, 2017, 8:24 AM
Viviana grew up in Tecoman, Colima in Mexico, and immigrated to the United States when she was five years old. She is a caregiver to her younger siblings and a shining example for them of what it means to work hard and focus on success. A typical day for Viviana includes rushing home from school to…