PRESS RELEASE: Dr. Lisa Parady Named ACSA Executive Director

As a non-profit, tax exempt corporation established in 1973, the Alaska Council of School Administrators (ACSA) was created to serve as an umbrella for four of Alaska’s premier educational leadership organizations including the:

ACSA’s unifying purpose is to support educational leaders through professional forums, provide a voice that champions possibilities for all students and purposeful advocacy for public education. ACSA comprises professional educational leaders of Alaska’s schools and school systems. Members include superintendents and other central office administrators, university professors, elementary and secondary principals and school business officials.  ACSA is also proud to administer the Alaska Staff Development Network (ASDN), Alaska’s premier long-standing and highly regarded staff development resource.

As an umbrella organization, ACSA takes a lead role in supporting and advocating for public education while recognizing the value and uniqueness of each member organization. Each member organization has its own board and selects representatives to serve on the eleven member ACSA board. The ACSA Board is supported by an executive director.

RodMorrisonRod Morrison – AASSP President; ACSA President
George H. Gilson Jr. High School
PO Box 398
Valdez, AK 99686
ph: 907-835-2244
fax: 907-835-2560


John Pothast

 John Pothast – AAESP President 
Redoubt Elementary School
486 West Redoubt
Soldotna, AK 99669
ph: 907-260-4300
fax: 907-262-5815

Todd PoageTodd Poage – ASA President
Alaska Gateway Schools
PO Box 226
Tok, AK 99780
ph: 907-883-5151
fax: 907-883-5154

JFarringtonJames Farrington – ALASBO President
Anchorage Schools
5530 E Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99504
ph: 907-742-4344
fax: 907-742-4306

LParadyLisa Parady – ACSA/ASA Executive Director
234 Gold St.
Juneau, AK 99801
ph: 907-586-9702
fax: 907-586-5879