Occasionally AASE members are compelled to issue public statements on matters related to law school pedagogy, law school academic support, bar examination procedures, diversity and inclusion, and other related topics of interest to the organization.

You can read those statements below.

AASE Submits Comment to Proposed ABA Standard 405

Dear Chair McCormack: On behalf of the Association of Academic Support Educators (“AASE”), we write in support of the proposed amendments to ABA Standard 405 with the inclusion of our suggested revisions that explicitly include “bar success” professors in the faculty categories listed in the proposed amendment. Founded in 2013, AASE is a non-profit organization […]

AASE Raises Serious Concerns About NextGen Prototype Questions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement from the Association of Academic Support Educators Concerning the NextGen Bar Exam The Association of Academic Support Educators (AASE) has serious concerns about the prototype questions released by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) for the NextGen bar exam scheduled to be administered in July 2026. The NCBE’s Testing Task […]

AASE Bids Paulina Davis Farewell, Welcomes Natalie Rodriguez

Paulina Davis will be stepping down from her position as Secretary on the Board of Directors for AASE because February 18th was her last day at New York Law School.  Paulina will be moving on to a very exciting project outside of legal education: she will be making a documentary film focusing on an important […]

AASE asks Supreme Courts to respond to July 2021 Examsoft technical issues affecting bar examinees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement of the Association of Academic Support Educators In light of the technical issues with the use of ExamSoft in the administration of online and in-person bar exams this week, we ask Supreme Courts nationwide to issue an announcement to July 2021 bar takers acknowledging the unacceptable problems and offering assurances that software […]

Association of Academic Support Educators Bar Advocacy Committee Best Practices for Online Bar Examination

The Association of Academic Support Educators (“AASE”) is a non-profit professional organization for law school academic support educators. AASE members collaborate to develop research-based teaching methods and enhancement programs that empower students to succeed in law school, on the bar exam, and in the practice of law. AASE members are subject matter experts in assessment delivery, […]

Joint Statement of the Association of Academic Support Educators and the AALS, Section on Academic Support Programs

We are in the midst of a 400-year-old pandemic that is systemic racism. The continuous oppression and repeated slayings of Black and other marginalized populations in the face of police brutality, hatred, and bias must cease. Black Lives Matter. We call out the names of all those who have fallen victim to police brutality. George […]