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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COVID-19 has forced school systems to exercise organizational agility and implement new practices and changes at an accelerated speed and volume...

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By: Sydney Mattia, student at the University of Central Florida and HR Intern for Auburn-Washburn USD 437 My name is Sydney Mattia and I am a...

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When it comes to paying for college there are various ways to help you pay for college, such as grants, scholarships, savings, and federal student...

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The Survey This Spring Auburn-Washburn USD 437 conducted a survey of 147 college and university students that were approaching graduation and...

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The implication of state-set boundaries for the validity of teaching licenses creates natural barriers for any teacher who wishes to consider moving...

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The Dynamic World of Education The last year has been a tumultuous time for the world of education. School closures due to COVID-19, virtual...

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This past year the pandemic pushed all of us responsible for education talent management and culture to focus on the essentials: ensuring our people...

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As with many school districts, the process of recruiting, hiring and managing substitute teachers and paraprofessionals had become an overwhelming...

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As we approach a year of learning disruption at the hands of COVID-19, students across the country are still not where they need to be academically....

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Looking ahead to the 2021/22 school year, we see one North Star guiding school staffing: educators across America are irreplaceable. Fatigued...

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When we talk about education, it is important to make a distinction between equity and equality. Equality would mean allocating the same level of...

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I had no plans to become a teacher. Sure, I liked kids, I had been a camp counselor, and I always knew I would do something to serve the public...

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