Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS)


The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) is seeking a dynamic, innovative, and enthusiastic Executive Director with a clear vision for the organization and a track record of exceptional leadership.  The new Executive Director will serve as the face of the organization. ALAS was created in 2003 with the goal of generating wings of success for Latino educators and students. The organization has become known as a voice for Latinos and has three primary areas of focus:  professional development, information sharing, and policy advocacy. The Executive Director will be required to reside in Washington, DC to better promote the policy advocacy role for ALAS and to maintain ALAS as a national educational leader.


The following leadership profile characteristics have been adopted by the ALAS Board of Directors.

    Possesses knowledge and expertise with finance, budget, fundraising, and         sponsorships

    Is familiar with the operations of a non-profit organization, and specifically         with ALAS and its signature programs, e.g. Superintendent Leadership         Academy (SLA)

    Is able to work with the Board, Affiliates, members, staff, legal counsel,         auditors, and others associated with ALAS

    Is visible on the state and national level, and who attends local Affiliate         events 

    Is energetic, enthusiastic, positive and connects easily with people

    Is very collaborative and can bring people together

    Exhibits innovative ideas, thinks outside the box, and can bring something         unique to the organization    

    Values what has been accomplished, and can build on the strengths, ad        dress the weaknesses,  and establish ALAS as a prominent player on the         national scene

    Is able to retain the feeling of family, while at the same time moving the         organization forward on a professional level

    Brings a focus to and create pipelines for assisting administrators at all         levels to move forward in their careers


Compensation will be competitive and negotiable dependent upon experience.  Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on January 20, 2020. Screening will take place during the subsequent two weeks.  Interviews for successful semi-finalists and finalists will be held on February 13 and 14, 2020 in San Diego.


Lead Consultant:    Dr. Carmella S. Franco


HYA and Associates
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