AESA Working for You
Please consider serving your association as a member of the Executive Council. Nominations are due at AESA on or before September 4, 2015.
Nominations for AESA's four national awards to recognize outstanding contributions to educational service agency programs at the regional, state, and national levels are now open and will close on Wednesday, August 22, 2015.
Please see the 2015 National Awards Nomination Packet for nomination information, guidelines, and forms.
This report examines cooperative purchasing best practices. The intent of the guide is to arm AESA members with best practice processes, key guiding principles and essential criteria they will need in order to make informed decisions when conducting a procurement designed to be used as a cooperative tool or when considering adopting a cooperative contract made available by one of the many national or regional cooperative purchasing programs.
AESA Executive Director, Lee Warne, has announced his retirement effective next year, in the Summer of 2016. The AESA Executive Council will be accepting applications for this position beginning July 14, 2015 until August 24, 2015. Interviews will be held some time in September-October with a start date in mid-Summer of 2016. Please CLICK HERE to view the position flyer outlining the position description, job requirements, and application process.
AESA Insurance Offerings
Member Benefits is a line of risk management opportunities for ESAs and their members – called “Member Benefit Services.” These services could also be something ESAs could offer to their members. Click Member Benefit Services to see these opportunities.
The AESA Marketplace is a place for our members to do ESA to ESA business, a place to promote products and services developed by and for ESA’s. You can share successful programs or services or sell services and programs to each other. There is no charge for member ESA’s to utilize the AESA Marketplace.
To access this service, please complete this form and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org . Postings will be for 6 months at a time with possibility for extension. AESA reserves the right to determine postings and control of the Marketplace for the benefit of our members.
Dec. 2-5, 2015
Hyatt, New Orleans, LA
September 16-18, 2015
July 13-16, 2015
Marriott City Center
The opportunity to participate in the ESA Benchmarking
Project is available. Your agency can register for the
survey here - create your identify - then input your data.
You can input data at anytime. The information
collected through this effort will be utilized by
participant organizations and state networks of ESAs to
enable organizational benchmarking and to share best
practices. Some wonderful opportunities have been found
by those who have already participated, using comparative
information to support their agencies. We hope
you will consider being part of this process.
We routinely get requests for information by our
members asking us to poll our folks through this Online
News. We have formalized that process now, and have
one of our Business partners helping us. If you have a
question that you would like answers to - please let us
know. We will put the question out in this forum so that
anyone who wants to answer can. We will post those
answers on our website. In addition, McREL
International, AESA Business Partner, will do a basic
search of existing information they have and share that
with us so that will be posted on the website. So, here
are the questions and answers ... please respond if you
AESA is pleased to announce the addition of another
leadership professional development opportunity with
the Mentor Project. This is a great chance to link with
someone who knows the business well and form your
own learning development. We need mentors and those
who would like to mentor. Check out the details and then
contact Cliff Carmody if you want to be a mentor or you
are looking for a mentor - email@example.com
Perspectives has moved from a once a year
publication to an on-demand, online publication.
This new format allows articles to be submitted and
published throughout the year as they are submitted.