About ALAS

To provide leadership at the national level that assures every school in America effectively serves the educational needs of all students with an emphasis on Latin/o/a/x youth by building capacity, promoting best practices, and transforming educational institutions.

By the year 2026, Latin/o/a/x children will make up 30 percent of the school-age population. In the nation’s largest states – California, Texas, Florida, and New York – Latin/o/a/x already have reached that level. Addressing the needs of the fastest growing community in the United States – the Latin/o/a/x community – is vital to our national interest.

ALAS is committed to identifying, recruiting, developing and advancing Latin/o/a/x school administrators in order to improve the educational accomplishments of Latin/o/a/x youth.

Membership Enrollment

Learn more about membership opportunities.

Superintendents Leadership Academy

Learn more about our SLA program.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Learn more about our sponsors and how you could become one.

Our Mission

Professional Development

Professional development programs that strengthen the skills of superintendents, principals, and other administrators.

Information Sharing

Information sharing around innovative instructional and learning strategies that have proven successful in motivating Latino youth and increasing academic performance in critical learning areas.

Policy Advocacy

Policy advocacy to ensure high standards and quality in our public education system.

Find out more about our state affiliates

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

ALAS Sponsor - IXL Logo


IXL offers adaptive, rigorous content for K-12 math, language arts, science, and social studies, and is carefully crafted to build students’ confidence and empower them to grow. IXL’s personalized recommendations help students make smart choices about what to learn next, and offer remediation the moment it’s needed.

For teachers, the IXL Diagnostic and IXL Analytics offer unprecedented insight into student performance. Intuitive and easy to use, these tools provide teachers with real-time student data and specific instructional strategies for how to help individual students, small groups, and entire classrooms improve.

ACT Center for Equity Learning

ACT - Center for Equity Learning

ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning focuses on closing gaps in equity, opportunity, and achievement for underserved populations and working learners by furthering ACT’s mission of helping people achieve education and workplace success. The Center’s work focuses on four pillars:

Partnerships Research Accessibility Social Impact

Curriculum Associates

Curriculum Associates is a leading educational technology and
publishing company with a mission to make classrooms better places
for students and teachers. That’s why, for years, Curriculum Associates
has partnered with the Association of Latino Administrators and
Superintendents to help further their mission of “identifying, recruiting,
developing and advancing Latino school administrators in order to
improve the educational accomplishments of Latino youth.” Our
continued support includes a $10,000 and $2,000 scholarship that goes
to aspiring superintendents. Thank you to all of those in the ALAS
community who make this mission a reality!

MCcGraw Hill

MCcGraw Hill

McGraw-Hill Education is a learning science company that delivers
personalized learning experiences that help students, parents, educators
and professionals improve results. McGraw-Hill Education has offices
across North America, India, China, Europe, the Middle East and South
America, and makes its learning solutions available in nearly 60

Grand Canyon University logo

GCU - Grand Canyon University

About GCU –
GCU started in 1949 and is located in Phoenix, AZ with 23,000 students on campus and 80,000 students in our online programs, where 47 percent of our student body are people of color.
AzALAS board member/former president Dr. Lupita Ley Hightower (Superintendent, Tolleson Elementary School District) also serves on GCU’s Board of Trustees
Quick video on GCU’s history, GCU video (with some ALAS member appearances).