Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS)

ALAS is the premier professional organization for superintendents and administrators who serve Latino students. We are committed to identifying, recruiting, developing and advancing Latino school administrators in order to improve the educational accomplishments of Latino youth.


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ALAS Statement Regarding Equity and Access in NYC. READ THE FULL STATEMENT. - June 20, 2019 

Be Prepared for 2020 Census. READ NALEO TOOLKIT

ALAS Opposes Proposed Immigration Plan. READ FULL STATEMENT -May 22, 2019 

New ALAS Weekly Update! ALAS: Leaders in Equity Update - Launched March 2019 

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ALAS Announces 2018-2019 Board of Directors

  • Posted on: 1 February 2019
  • By: lauraware

Contact:  Dr. Nancy Lewin, Executive Director,


WASHINGTON, D.C.—January 31, 2019—The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) has accounced its new Board of Directors, composed of representatives from Latinx-serving school districts throughout the country.

ALAS Board members are recognized as leaders in K-12 education and work diligently to expand educational opportunities for all students, particularly those who are underrepresented or underserved.

Following is the 2018/2019 Board of Directors:



Kids Count Only if We Count Them

  • Posted on: 3 August 2018

ALAS Opposes Census Citizenship Question

The U.S. Census is one of the most powerful tools this country has to ensure adequate representation and access to vital programs for all residents. The Census Bureau has proposed adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, which, by instilling fear and distrust, could result in a significant undercount of immigrant families, particularly babies and toddlers.

Should we experience an undercount in the 2020 Census, millions of dollars in federal funds could be misallocated, with states receiving inadequate funding for much-needed services.

ALAS Announces 2018-2019 Superintendents Leadership Academy Class

  • Posted on: 30 July 2018

Contact:  Dr. Nancy Lewin, Executive Director,

ALAS Announces 2018-2019 Superintendents Leadership Academy Class

WASHINGTON, D.C.—August 1, 2018—The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) is proud to announce the participants selected for Cohort VIII of the Superintendents Leadership Academy. The leadership development program runs through May 2019.

The Superintendents Leadership Academy (SLA) is designed to prepare the next generation of Latino education leaders to serve as superintendents.

Statement on Immigrant Separation from Children-June 19, 2018

  • Posted on: 20 June 2018

Contact:  Dr. Nancy Lewin, Executive Director,


Washington, DC. – June 19, 2018 – Recent actions by the administration regarding the forced separation of minor children from their parents arriving at our nation’s southern borders is an affront to our national values, accepted norms of fair treatment, and collective conscience as a society.

While we believe in the rule of law and protecting the homeland, it is imperative that policies towards immigrants entering the country without proper documentation are structured and

ALAS Announces Leaders in Education Award Recipients-April 6, 2018

  • Posted on: 6 April 2018

Contact:  Dr. Nancy Lewin, Executive Director, (202) 466-0808 or


Awards to be presented at 4th Annual Gala on April 25, at 6:00 p.m. at the Mexican Cultural Institute in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C.—April 6, 2018—The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) will recognize school district superintendents and administrators from across the nation at its fourth annual Leaders in Education Awards Gala, to be held April 25, 2018, in Washington, D.C.

Numerous education professionals, congressional


Membership Information

ALAS proudly offers our members the professional development, networking opportunities, necessary information and policy advocacy needed to serve Latinx students. We are committed to identifying, recruiting, developing and advancing Latinx school administrators in order to improve the educational accomplishments of Latinx youth. Join our familia!

Member Spotlight

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ALAS partners with corporate sponsors to develop educational and advocacy programs while highlighting sponsors' great work. 

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Upcoming Events


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Upcoming Events

2nd Annual ALAS at FETC Pre-Conference Partner Match Sessions

January 13-14, 2020

Miami Beach Convention Center

Miami, FL

State Affiliates Leadership Conference

March 6-8, 2020

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ

4th National Legislative Assembly

April 2020

Washington, DC

6th Annual Leaders in Education Awards Gala

April 2020

Washington, DC

Education Conclave


ALAS 17th Annual Education Summit 

October 7 -10, 2020

Portland, OR


Superintendent Leadership Academy

2018 Promotion

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