Alabama Association of School Boards

3rd Annual Alabama’s Best Contest Receives Inspiring Entries

3rd Annual Alabama’s Best Contest Receives Inspiring Entries

As Alabama students begin their first full week of school in 2017, we would like to recognize the excellent work of those school systems who participated in the 3rd annual Alabama’s Best Contest.  We congratulate all those who entered the contest, our two runner-up winners, and our grand prize winner.  We hope that learning about… Read more »

Alabama’s Best Contest Winners Announced at AASB Winter Conference

Alabama’s Best Contest Winners Announced at AASB Winter Conference

We always have an exciting time at Alabama Association of School Boards (AASB) events. This year’s Winter Conference was no different. We had the opportunity to interact with Alabama’s very dedicated and hard-working school board members. Our President and Co-founder Byron Headrick gave a wonderful presentation on “The Pitfalls of Poor Strategic Planning” to a… Read more »

And the Winners Are . . . The 2014 Alabama’s Best Non-Instructional Practices Award

And the Winners Are . . . The 2014 Alabama’s Best Non-Instructional Practices Award

This fall, the Alabama Association of School Boards (AASB) and LEAN Frog sponsored a contest to recognize Best Practices and Innovations in the non-instructional departments of K-12 public schools.  These Best Practices and Innovations have impacted student achievement and promoted the effective and efficient use of public resources statewide during the last two school years. From… Read more »

From Titans to Therapy Dogs: Enter Alabama’s Best Contest Before Oct. 17 Deadline

From Titans to Therapy Dogs:  Enter Alabama’s Best Contest Before Oct. 17 Deadline

A Tennessee Titan visit. A visit from a senator-smooching therapy dog. Hot nutritious breakfasts provided during the summer.  Breakfasts and personalized interventions provided on Saturdays. Teaching students and parents the importance of consistent school attendance.  Teaching athletes the importance of leadership, character, integrity and discipline. This is a just a sample of the wide range of entries… Read more »

Best Practices in Public Education: More than a Buzzword

Best Practices in Public Education:  More than a Buzzword

You’ve probably seen the Weird Al Yankovich video “Mission Statement” parodying the buzz words that are so commonplace in corporate America (If not click the image below… it’s worth a look). While “Best Practices” may not be the latest vogue phrase in education, it is used frequently.  Google “best practices in public education” and you will… Read more »