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PASA Awards of Achievement

2017 nominations now being accepted...DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUGUST 4!
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The PASA Awards of Achievement are special recognition awards acknowledging exemplary service to public education in Pennsylvania. PASA presents three (3) Awards of Achievement annually, as follows:
 
Categories
Awards are granted to one individual in each of the following categories:
 
Service to the Profession: Demonstrating commitment to excellence as evidenced through notable service to the profession. Examples of this service may include developing an effective professional development program for school district educators; demonstrating leadership in administrator preparation programs, school study councils or other professional development efforts; or promoting the education profession through research, writing or organizational service.
SPONSOR: Horace Mann
 
Instructional Leadership: Demonstrating commitment to excellence in teaching and learning by developing, nurturing and supporting exemplary programs that support the academic achievement of particular student populations, enrich student learning in a particular content area, or implement strategies to enhance student learning across the curriculum.
SPONSOR: Lincoln Investment Planning, Inc.
 
Leadership in Public Education: Demonstrating commitment to school administration as a profession, to public education and to one's colleagues,including participation in and leadership with the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators.
SPONSOR: PFM/PLGIT
 
Eligibility
PASA members who are public school administrators in Pennsylvania are eligible for these awards.
 
Nominations
Individuals may self-nominate or be nominated by their peers, staff or board. The nomination form should identify the award for which the individual is being nominated and should provide a summary of the reasons why the individual should be considered for the award and any additional information that will support the nomination. Those nominated by others may be offered an opportunity to submit further information to support their nomination. 
 
Recognition
The PASA Awards of Achievement are presented at the PASA/PSBA Annual Conference in Hershey each fall. The 2016 awards were presented during the PASA Recognition Dinner the evening of Thursday, October 13.

 
2016 Award Recipients
 
Service to the Profession
Dr. Wayde Killmeyer
Midwestern I.U. 4

Instructional Leadership
Dr. MaryEllen Gorodetzer
Colonial
 
Leadership in Public Education
Dr. Eric Eshbach
Northern York County