The 2020 National Superintendent of the Year® will be announced at the AASA national conference’s 1st General Session on Thursday afternoon, Feb. 13, in San Diego.
The four finalists for the honor are:
- Gustavo Balderas, Eugene School District 4J, Eugene, Ore.
- Samantha Fuhrey, Newton County School System, Covington, Ga.
- Michael Nagler, Mineola Public Schools, Mineola, N.Y.
- Jeffery Smith, Hampton City Schools, Hampton, Va.
The announcement of the winner will be posted on AASA’s Conference Daily Online by 6 p.m. Pacific Time on Feb. 13.
State-level Superintendent of the Year honorees will be introduced on stage at the conference prior to the award announcement.
This annual award program, which started in 1989, honors school system leaders throughout the country who are making a positive difference in the lives of the students they serve.
It is co-sponsored by AASA, AIG Retirement Services and First Student. More details about the National Superintendent of the Year® program are accessible in the official AASA press release.