• Hutchins becomes IASA President

    Derek Hutchins, superintendent of Crab Orchard Community Unity School District 3, is the new president of the Illinois Association of School Administrators. Hutchins began his one-year term July 1.

    “I am greatly humbled and honored to serve such a fantastic association as president. IASA is not only the leader in professional development and support for administrators, but also in its advocacy for public education,” said Hutchins, who has been an educator for 28 years, the past 12 as superintendent in the Crab Orchard district. “I truly believe that it is because of IASA that I am a much better educator, leader and administrator.” Click here to view the entire press release.