Dr. Daniel A. Domenech retired in 2023 following 27 years as a superintendent. During his tenure, he most recently served as executive director of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, where he worked to strengthen school districts’ ability to serve students equitably. Under his leadership, AASA was instrumental in negotiations concerning the reauthorization of No Child Left Behind (now Every Student Succeeds Act); in establishing the Rural Education Achievement Program; in expanding the Healthy and Hunger-Free Kids Act; and in creating the Medicaid in School Coalition. His advocacy also led to a codified review of the equity and efficacy of the Title 1 formula.
In addition, Domenech aided in the launch of the Large Countywide Suburban District Consortium. The organization comprises school leaders who are committed to closing opportunity gaps, and improving the academic success and college attendance of high school students, ultimately benefiting 1.8 million students in southeastern United States.
Domenech continues to advocate for and support progress for student-centered, equity-focused education as co-chair of the Learning 2025 Commission.
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