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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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For decades, school districts across the U.S. have been struggling to do more with less: Budget constraints are established top-down at the state...

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Sourcing Through Networking Webster’s (2021) defines networking as “An interconnected or interrelated chain, group, or system.”...

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If ever there was a time to bring together a diverse set of stakeholders to help identify their most urgent needs and weigh in on spending...

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A2020­-2021 AASPA Award Nominations Nominate your colleagues, districts and affiliates for international recognition through AASPA! You can...

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Take Time for You: Self-Care Action Plans for Educators by Dr. Tina Boogren is a straightforward approach to making self-care a priority for...

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Fun fact #1:I “accidently” came upon this thin, purple, hard-back book, Through the Cracks, (Sollman, Emmons, & Paolini, 1994),...

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Even prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, school systems were already facing a serious crisis, the national teacher shortage. In the most recent Gallup...

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COVID-19 has exposed antiquated systems and structures in our education system. As we accelerate into a new normal that includes a much heavier...

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The health and wellbeing of our school workforce is top priority as we look at reopening schools and having our teachers back in classrooms. On...

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Below is a listing of our webinars for 2021. AASPA webinars are a great way to get last minute professional development and provided crucial...

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A national teacher shortage continues, confirmed by our 2020 PowerSchool TalentIndex Research Report. We just released this...

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Life is all about perspective. On March 12, 2019 our students were participating in learning, preparing for state exams, and fully engaging in their...

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