ASCD has been learning, teaching, and leading beyond boundaries since 1943, when we began as an influential education organization built for educators, by educators. We have tackled controversial issues and policies, established ourselves as an educational thought leader, and expanded our professional development expertise worldwide. As technology evolved, we harnessed new tools to advance best practices. Today, our advocacy efforts and initiatives reflect ASCD's enduring commitment to bring quality education to all children and promote the success of each learner, as we engage diverse educators, develop professional development resources, and promote whole child education. 

ASCD's Core Values

  • Courageous: We are bold and unafraid to share new and non-traditional ideas; strong enough to debate professionally for or against a position we are passion about; and brave enough to hold one another accountable to our focus on priorities, commitments, excellence and the mission.
  • Creative: We think and act creatively, focused on relevance, with a collaborative spirit that moves us beyond organizational boundaries and thinking, leading us to transformative ideas and solutions.
  • Civil: We appreciate differences in people and thoughts, and demonstrate integrity, decency, humanity, honesty, and good faith in all our interactions with colleagues, partners, and customers.

Our employees are our greatest asset. We have approximately 200 employees working within our three divisions: Office of Professional Learning Resources, Office of Finance and Business, and the Office of Strategic Partnerships & Advocacy. Our talented, knowledgeable, and dedicated workforce produces exciting work every single day. ASCD provides excellent benefits and an energizing environment that fosters employee engagement, skills development, and career growth. We work in a state-of-the-art facility near the established Winkler Botanic Preserve in Alexandria, VA. We are close to I-395 and accessible to the Pentagon Metro station via the free Mark Center shuttle, which stops right at our front door rain or shine. We invite you to join us. How could you fit in?

Director of Event Programming (Alexandria, VA)

The Director of Event Programming is responsible for the programmatic success of the association's conferences ??" specifically EMPOWER, Conference on Teaching Excellence (CTE) and the Conference on Educational Leadership (CEL). This role oversees the research, design, program, and content development for these programs as well as the securing of speakers and presenters for each conference.

Governance Project Manager (Alexandria, VA)

This position is high visibility and will act as the liaison between the Board of Directors', Executive Director, and the Association. The incumbent provides systems and services support to ASCD client and internal business processes and executes both project management activities for ASCD projects. Secondarily, this role is responsible for the scoping, planning, and the execution of and/or implementations of projects that will have a direct impact on revenue, for a variety of business units and programs.

HR Generalist (Alexandria, VA)

This position provides generalist and specialist support primarily for the Human Resources functions of compensation, benefits, recruiting and staffing, employee onboarding and offboarding, talent management, and organizational development and learning.

Regional Partner Representative (East) (Midwest Region)

The Regional Partner Representative role, ideally located in the Columbus, OH area, will serve in a revenue-producing capacity supporting ASCD digital sales objectives for specified K-12 districts and schools accounts in the eastern half of the United States.

Regional Partner Representative (Phoenix, AZ) (West Region)

The Regional Partner Representative role, ideally located in the Phoenix, AZ area, will serve in a revenue-producing capacity supporting ASCD digital sales objectives for specified K-12 districts and schools accounts in the western half of the United States.

Sr. Associate Editor (Alexandria, VA)

This role assists in the research and planning of theme issues of a 100-page internationally known magazine published nine times a year. The position acquires articles from internationally known authors, substantively edits many articles, reviews and evaluates manuscripts, writes articles, departments, and abstracts. This position works collaboratively across groups to produce a high-quality ASCD member benefit on a timely basis and to coordinate its content with that of other ASCD products and services and with themes and issues deemed important by the members. This position cooperates with other work groups in efforts to meet ASCD strategic goals, such as building the capacity of schools for change and renewal and promoting quality education through structures that address both national and international issues.

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