Daniel Domenech
Executive Director


  • District reform
  • Leadership and governance

Daniel A. Domenech has been executive director of the American Association of School Administrators since July 2008. Domenech has more than 40 years of experience in public education; 27 of those years were served as a school superintendent. Prior to joining AASA, Domenech was senior vice president for National Urban Markets with McGraw-Hill Education. In this role, he was responsible for building strong relationships with large school districts nationwide. Prior to his position at McGraw-Hill, Domenech served for seven years as superintendent of the Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia, the 12th largest school system in the nation. Domenech has been an AASA member since 1979 and served as its president from 1998 to 1999. He was the first president and cofounder of the New York State Association for Bilingual Education. Domenech is currently chair for Communities in Schools of Virginia and the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center and is on the board for the Learning First Alliance, the Center for Naval Analyses, ACT and USAC. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Hunter College in New York City and a doctorate from Hofstra University in Uniondale, N.Y.