The six finalists for AASA’s 2018 Women in School Leadership Awards represent Illinois, Maryland, Montana, Oregon and Pennsylvania, and three of them will be recognized Friday, Feb. 16, as recipients of the recognition.
The two finalists in the three categories are:
School-Based Award (for a female classroom teacher or school-based specialist):
- Fran Glick, coordinator of digital learning, Baltimore County Public Schools, Baltimore, Md.; and
- Karen Rubican, counselor, Canon-McMillan School District, Canonsburg, Pa.
Central Office/Principal Award (for any female central-office or building-level leader):
- Sharon Suritsky, assistant/deputy superintendent, Upper St. Clair School District, Upper St. Clair, Pa.; and
- Tania Tong, director of special education and student services, Medford School District, Medford, Ore.
- Blondean Davis, superintendent, Matteson School District 162/Southland College Prep Charter High School, Richton Park, Ill.
- Laurie Barron, superintendent, Evergreen School District 50, Kalispell, Mont.
Complete details about the award program and the finalists can be found in the official AASA press release.
(Jay P. Goldman is editor of Conference Daily Online.)