Seven of the nation’s outstanding graduate students in educational administration were feted by AASA, The School Superintendents Association as winners of $2,500 graduate scholarships toward their studies in school system leadership at AASA’s National Conference on Education in San Diego.
Keely Roberts, superintendent of Zion Elementary School District 6 in Zion, Ill., has been named the 2020 recipient of the VH-1 Save The Music Foundation’s 15th annual Administrator Award for Distinguished Support of Music Education.
The recipients of the 2020 Helping Kids Mini-Grants, a program funded by AASA through a partnership with Sourcewell, were recognized at the AASA national conference in San Diego.
Steve Webb, superintendent of Vancouver Public Schools in Washington, comments on being honored as a 2020 Dr. Effie H. Jones Humanitarian Award winner at the AASA national conference in San Diego.
Susan Enfield, superintendent of Highline Public Schools in Burien, Wash., on being named the 2020 AASA Women in School Leadership honoree in the superintendent category. In a short video, she called the recognition a tribute to the great work being done in her school system.
Shelly Reggiani, executive director, equity and instructional services in the North Clackamas Schools, Milwaukie, Ore., reacts to be honored with the 2020 AASA Women in School Leadership Award in the central office/principal category. In a short video, she said she tries to an example for other women who wish to grow their careers in education.
Lesley Bruinton, public relations coordinator, Tuscaloosa City Schools in Tuscaloosa, Ala., reacts to being named the recipient of the 2020 AASA Women in School Leadership Award (school level). In a short video, she expresses gratitude to AASA for recognizing women in school leadership and has advice for other women aspiring to advance in their careers.
The superintendent of Meriden Public Schools in Meriden Conn., Mark D. Benigni, was honored with the first EmpowerED Digital Superintendent of the Year Award during the 2nd General Session at the AASA national conference in San Diego.
In this short video (2:51), Gustavo Balderas, superintendent of Eugene School District 4J in Eugene, Ore., delivered remarks upon accepting the 2020 AASA National Superintendent of the Year award at the AASA conference’s 1st General Session in San Diego on Feb. 13. For more information, visit www.aasa.org.
Jacinda H. Conboy, general counsel with the New York State Council of School Superintendents, and Marie Sneed, partner with Washington, D.C.-based Hogan Lovells U.S., are the 2020 recipients of the first Friend of AASA Award. They will receive their awards at the 2nd General Session of the AASA national conference on Friday in San Diego.