Appoquinimink Superintendent Elected to AASA Executive Committee

Dr. Matthew Burrows, superintendent of the Appoquinimink School District in Odessa, Del., was elected to a three-year term on the executive committee of AASA, The School Superintendents Association.

 Founded in 1865 and headquartered in Alexandria, Va., AASA serves as the nation’s premier organization for public school district leadership, representing thousands of school system leaders throughout the U.S.

 The 22-member committee, elected by AASA’s governing board, represents each region of the country. The committee meets quarterly and conducts the ongoing business of the organization.

 Dr. Burrows has been a member of AASA for 10 years and a member of AASA’s governing board since 2016. He has also been a member of the Delaware Association of School Administrators (DASA) since 2005.

Upon hearing of Dr. Burrows selection, DASA Executive Director, Dr. Tammy Croce, stated, "DASA is excited that one of our members has been selected to represent superintendents in Delaware and the AASA region.   Dr. Burrows is highly respected by his colleagues and his commitment to students and staff is evident in all aspects of his work.  On behalf of DASA,  I congratulate Dr. Burrows for his selection to the AASA executive committee."

New executive committee members will serve a three-year term which starts effective July 1, 2021.