AASA Women in Leadership Awards

Let’s show the entire country how hard we are working to improve education in Tennessee.  Join me in nominating our women leaders for the AASA “Women in School Leadership Awards”.

The AASA Awards for Women in School Leadership, sponsored by Horace Mann and AASA, The School Superintendents Association, recognize female educators whose talent, creativity and vision are exemplary.  Three awards are presented annually at the AASA National Conference on Education.

Nominations must be completed online at http://womensleadership.aasa.org/, and may be submitted as soon as possible.  The final deadline for submission of nominations and applications is October 12, 2018.

Three awards are available for women who are front-line female leaders who make a difference in the lives of students every day.”

Three awards are available:                                                                               

  1. The Superintendent Award---awarded to any female superintendent who meets the selection criteria for the AASA award.
  2. The Central Office/Principal Award--- awarded to any female central office or building level leader. Titles eligible for this award might be assistant superintendent, central office administrator, school based principal/assistant principal, etc.
  3. The School Driven Leadership Award--- awarded to a female non-superintendent/principal in a leadership role. Equivalent job titles may include: Guidance Chair, Supervisor, etc. Leaders at this level may be nominated or may apply themselves.

Each candidate is judged on the following criteria:

  • Leadership for Learning
  • Communication
  • Professionalism
  • Community Involvement

Nominees will submit an application online at http://womensleadership.aasa.org/

Nominees must submit their applications by October 12, 2018.

Finalist will be announced on November 19, 2018.

The winners will be announced at the AASA conference on Friday, February 15, 2019. Winners receive a plaque, a check for $1,000 and travel and lodging for the AASA conference in February.