By James Minichello
AASA, The School Superintendents Association, is pleased toannounce the outstanding education leaders who will comprise the finalists forthe organization’s 2017 Women in School Leadership Awards. The finalistsrepresent the states of Alabama, California, Georgia, Michigan and Virginia.
The awards continue a longstanding tradition of AASAhonoring exceptional female superintendents, district level administrators andprincipals whose talent, creativity and vision are exemplary. Earlier thisyear, AASA announced a new category—the School Based Award—that recognizes theleadership skills of talented teachers, coaches and other school-basedemployees seeking leadership positions.
Co-sponsoredby the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the awards are designed torecognize exceptional leadership of active, front-line female administratorswho are making a difference in the lives of students every day and to paytribute to the talent, creativity and vision of outstanding women educationaladministrators in the nation’s public schools.