About Us

AASPA is the only organization that specifically targets and represents school personnel professionals.  If you are a personnel/human resource administrator, personnel support staff, superintendent, principal, or graduate student interested in this field, you will benefit from AASPA membership.  The association provides resources, professional development activities, and networking opportunities to help you do your job efficiently, legally, and effectively.

Although AASPA’s history reaches back to 1938 with the formation of the National Conference of Teacher Examiners, the association assumed its present name in 1959. AASPA now serves approximately 2,100 members from the United States and across the world and is headquartered in
Overland Park, KS (a suburb of Kansas City, MO).

AASPA’s VisionTo become the international school
personnel association of choice through quality
services and leadership.

AASPA’s MissionAASPA provides leadership in
promoting effective human resources practices within
education through professional development activities
and a broad-based resource network.

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