The Middle School Principal of the Year Award is sponsored by the Alabama Association of Secondary School Principals (AASSP), the Alabama Association of Middle School Principals (AAMSP), the Alabama Association of Elementary School Administrators (AAESA), and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).
The annual recognition of a middle school principal is sponsored by AASSP, AAMSP, AAESA and NASSP. The winner receives recognition at the state and national levels. Applicants must have at least three (3) years experience as a principal and be a member of CLAS. The state winner is also encouraged to apply for the National Middle School Principal of the Year award.