Superintendents from California, Illinois, Indiana and Tennessee will learn late Thursday afternoon, Feb. 15, which one of them will be crowned the 2018 National Superintendent of the Year.
The public announcement will be made on stage at the 1st General Session of the AASA national conference at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn.
The four finalists for the National Superintendent of the Year are:
- Wendy Robinson, Fort Wayne Community Schools, Fort Wayne, Ind.;
- David Schuler, Township High School District 214, Arlington Heights, Ill.;
- Mary Sieu, ABC Unified School District, Cerritos, Calif.; and
- Mike Winstead, Maryville City Schools, Maryville, Tenn.
Complete biographical details about the four finalists can be found in the official AASA press release. Watch a video of the four finalists reflecting on what it means to each of them to be a part of AASA.
The 31st anniversary of the recognition program is co-sponsored by VALIC, First Student and AASA.
The four finalists emerged from an original pool of 50 state superintendents of the year.
(Jay P. Goldman is editor of Conference Daily Online.)