Dr. Brent Clark, Executive Director, Illinois Association of School Administrators

Dr. Brent Clark was named Executive Director of IASA in 2006, and heads up the statewide association that represents more than 1,750 active and retired superintendents and school administrators. During his tenure at IASA, Dr. Clark has been instrumental in:  

  • Designing and implementing a post-doctoral program for superintendents;

  • Creating a professional development department to train school administrators in effective instructional management and leadership methodologies;

  • Creating a communications office to assist superintendents with crisis communications and public relations; and

  • Developing an interactive relationship with legislative and government leaders.


Dr. Clark also is an adjunct professor at Southern Illinois University, where he teaches graduate level courses to school administrators pursuing their superintendent’s certification.  He received his Bachelor’s of Arts in Chemistry from Olivet Nazarene University, and both his Master’s of Science in Educational Administration and his Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University.

Dr. Clark participated in first edition of Issues in Education, where topics ranged from the State-of-the-State of Education, Making a difference for students, How do we compare nationally, Examples of what’s working well and Challenges and Potential Solutions, he returned to Issues in Education for a special edition which aired live from the Old State Capitol.   Please click the videos to hear what he had to say on various topics.

Contact Information:

Twitter:  @docclark05

Email:  clark@iasaedu.org

Illinois Association of School Administrators

2648 Beechler Court

Springfield, IL 62703-7305

Phone: 217.753.2213

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