two individuals sit infront of a computer and an open book discussing something regarding the bookGrow Your Own with KASA

Growing your own leaders is vital for maintaining effective school and district leadership. KASA offers valuable support through its Aspiring Principals and Aspiring Superintendent Programs. The Aspiring Principals Program, a research-driven initiative, equips new and aspiring leaders with essential skills for the principalship. Participants engage in a collaborative environment to enhance abilities in communication, cultural responsiveness, and instructional leadership. Join us to deepen your understanding and prepare for impactful leadership roles in education. Register now to unlock your potential with KASA.

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Annual Leadership Institute - July 24-26

KASA is ready to welcome you in Louisville for the 2024 Annual Leadership Institute. Prepare to be inspired by renowned keynote speakers, participate in cutting-edge education sessions, and engage in dynamic networking opportunities with industry leaders and innovators. This event promises not only to enhance your professional skills but also to offer a refreshing time for renewal, ensuring you start the new year with fresh insights and renewed energy. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to grow, connect, and rejuvenate!

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Get More Involved by Volunteering!

Your voice matters, and now is your chance to make it heard loud and clear. Join a committee and be a driving force for change in our schools and communities. Whether you're passionate about fostering diversity and inclusion, shaping innovative learning experiences, ensuring school safety, or advocating for education policy, there's a committee just for you. Step up, get involved, and let's make a lasting impact together!

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Essential Strategies for School Leadership and Finance 

KASA and KASBO are teaming up again to provide a finance seminar before the Annual Leadership Institute. This seminar will provide pertinent information for school leaders. This year the session will focus on pertinent areas of school leadership and finance. Specifically, the one-day event will concentrate on the SEEK calculations, developing the annual working budget, and cultivating relationships with district administrators and the board of education.

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What We Stand For: How to Effectively Communicate Your Brand Values

KASA and Rhodes Branding have teamed up to offer FREE professional learning opportunities exclusively for KASA members. Join us for an insightful webinar where we'll dive deep into the heart of your district's values, vision, and mission statement, and explore how to bring them to life.

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Save the Date for the 2024 Annual Leadership Institute July 24-26 in Louisville #LoveKYPublicSchools


KASA News!

Kentucky Principal of the Year Announced
Eric Hale, Principal of Bryan Station High School in Fayette County, has been named the 2024 Kentucky Principal of the Year. This prestigious recognition honors Hale's exceptional leadership and dedication to educational excellence. As the state honoree, Hale will represent Kentucky in the national competition for the 2025 National Principal of the Year, organized by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).
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KASA News!

Boone, Estill, & Pike Counties have finalists for statewide Fred Award
The Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA) named its finalists for the 2024 Fred Award.

1. Estil Hylton (Custodian, Pike County Schools)
2. Dave Rice (Custodian, Estill County Schools)
3. Sharon Zilliox (Para Educator, Boone County Schools)

The Fred Program, now in its 17th year, continues its mission to celebrate the unsung heroes of our public schools—the dedicated support staff who are the heartbeat of our school communities. Proudly presented by KASA, in collaboration with 
author Mark Sanborn and American Fidelity, this year’s program extends its reach to 51 school districts whose Freds have been honored statewide.
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Member Benefits

Year-Round Advocacy   
  • Representation in State Government and advocacy
  • Year-round advocacy efforts and lobbyist team
Legal Services  
  • Direct access to legal counsel from KASA’s attorney
  • Additional low-cost liability insurance available
  • Legal assistance funds
Member Engagement  
  • Network of over 3,100 education leaders
  • Scholarships, awards and recognition programs
  • Committee leadership and engagement opportunities
Leader Development  
  • Professional learning opportunities
  • Discounted leadership development events
  • Written just-in-time articles and publications

KASA Alliance Partners

Provides maximum exposure for companies seeking to strengthen their relationship with Kentucky's school administrators.
Strategic Partners
Collaborative and Foundational Partners





A KASA alliance partnership provides maximum exposure for companies seeking to strengthen their relationship with Kentucky's school administrators.

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