AASPA Blog

Welcome to Candid Conversations with AASPA.

We are fortunate to have members willing to share their expertise, experience and wisdom as human resource professionals. These topics are not only relevant to human capital leaders, but are at the forefront of the issues facing education today. Read on, and enjoy. And if you feel like contributing, go ahead and Tweet and remember to include #AASPA.

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AN ILLINOIS DISTRICT SPEAKS ON THE TEACHER RETENTION/RECRUITMENT CHALLENGE… Human Resources Deputy Superintendent at North Shore District...

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Even before the pandemic, the country struggled with a critical teacher shortage that left more than 100,000 classrooms staffed by those not fully...

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RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION OF EDUCATORS IN 2022 :AASPA Executive Director Kelly Coash-Johnson and Dr. Cathy Donovan , Director of Elementary Human...

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HR Practices of Top-Performing K-12 Districts Revealed in Annual K-12 HR Survey PowerSchool recently released the results of their annual K-12...

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AASPA's Executive Director Kelly Coash-Johnson joined Education Talk Radio to discuss the National Educator Shortage. Listen Now!

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The special skills, qualities, and behaviors of effective paraeducators. Kathleen Adolt-Silva, EdD | Kelly Education As school...

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Our continued work in supporting teachers and staff in the Human Resources (HR) Department is hugely grounded in fully understanding and supporting...

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For aspiring Human Resources (HR) professionals, I encourage you to continue to pursue your dream. Being an HR administrator is a rewarding...

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Assigning elementary teachers to teach only their best subjects, also known as “teacher specialization,” holds a lot of appeal—but...

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This is the first of three blogs exploring the state of teacher shortages during the COVID-19 pandemic and evidence-based solutions for addressing...

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EDUCATORS for America Act We are excited to share that AASPA has signed on as a supporting organization of the EDUCATORS...

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The AASPA Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee is embarking on a series of book studies and invites all AASPA members to participate. Our...

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