North Central ESD is proud to announce that Superintendent Rich McBride recently began his term as President of the Association of Educational Service Agencies (AESA), the national ESD organization. “It’s such a distinct honor to be called to serve as president of such an exceptional organization as AESA,” stated Dr. McBride. “This is a unique opportunity to serve as both an advocate and cheerleader for the hundreds of districts across the nation. I look forward to working beside Lee Warne and the AESA staff, and all of our members as we continue to promote the leadership development of our administrators and high academic achievement for our students. My deepest appreciation to the AESA for this opportunity to serve ESAs.” Rich also recently began his term as President of the State ESD Superintendent group.