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AASSP Awards

  • Assistant Principal of the Year

    The annual recognition of a high school assistant principal is sponsored by AASSP and NASSP.  The Assistant Principal of the Year recognition at the state and national levels.  Alabama's winner serves a term on the AASSP Board of Directors and is invited to apply for the National Assistant Principal of the Year Award.

    Deadline November 2, 2017

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  • Middle School Principal of the Year

    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.


  • High School Principal of the Year

    The annual recognition of a high school principal is sponsored by AASSP 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 High School Principal of the Year award. 


  • CLAS Leadership Award

    The CLAS Leadership Award is presented annually to a CLAS member who has exhibited leadership in his or her affiliate as well as at the state level. Award nominations are made by each of the eleven CLAS affiliates and judging is conducted by members of the CLAS Awards Committee. The winner and other nominees are recognized and presented with a plaque during the CLAS Annual Convention.

    2016 Winner - Sylvia Harper

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  • W. H. Kimbrough Scholarship

    The Kimbrough Scholarship is given in honor of Dr. W. H. Kimbrough, a long-time member of CLAS, officer of SSA, and Associate Executive Director of CLAS for 13 years before he retired in 1991.  AASSP recognizes the need to prepare qualified persons to fill the future needs for secondary school administration.  To assist in the fulfilling of this need, AASSP offers two scholarships annually in the amount of $500 each.  The purpose of the scholarships is to assist qualified individuals who wish to pursue a degree or certification in the area of secondary school administration.  To qualify, an individual must be working on initial certification in the specified field.

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  • G.B. Beasley Leadership Award

    The G. B. Beasley Leadership Award is presented annually to the person who demonstrates the greatest leadership qualities as determined by the AASSP Board of Directors.

    Past Winners