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ADMINISTRATOR AWARDS

  • AAPASS - Sue B. Adams Leadership Award

    At the 2010 AAPASS Annual Conference in honor of Dr. Sue Adams in recognition of her retirement, the Sue B. Adams Leadership Award was established to be given at our yearly conference to an outstanding AAPASS member. Dr. Adams was a pioneer in the area of Prevention and Support with the Alabama State Department of Education. Her expertise, concern, and knowledge of student safety, attendance and discipline, dropout prevention, and discovering ways to help all students and especially those considered “at-risk” will be remembered for years by those who have been fortunate enough to work with her and know her. 

    Application deadline - February 10, 2017
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  • AAMSP Professional Development Scholarship

    The Alabama Association of Middle School Principals (AAMSP) recognizes the need to prepare qualified persons to fill the future needs for administration, especially middle school administration. To assist in fulfilling this need, AAMSP offers four scholarships annually in the amount of $500 each. Two of the scholarships will be for current AAMSP members who are furthering their education in an administrative field. Two more scholarships will be awarded to aspiring administrators who are recommended by a current AAMSP member. The purpose of the scholarships is to assist qualified individuals who wish to pursue or further their education with a degree or certification in the area of administration.

    Deadline February 17, 2017

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  • ACND Director of the Year

    Currently, no information is available.

  • ACND Leadership Award

    No information is currently available.

  • CLAS Little Red Schoolhouse Award

    The Little Red School House Award is given by the CLAS Board of Directors to a person, persons, school, or school system that has inaugurated a significant curriculum or instructional innovation deserving of statewide recognition. The program or activity should have a positive impact on the education of children, high potential for dissemination to other schools or systems, and demonstrate leadership in curriculum or instructional procedures in an Alabama school or school system.

    The "Little Red School House" is an appropriate symbol to recognize outstanding educational achievement. This award is presented at the CLAS Annual Convention in such years as the Board of Directors determines. The Board is not obligated to make an award each year.

    View Past Winners 

  • CLAS Dr. James A. Street Award

    The Dr. James A. Street Award is presented by  the CLAS Board of Directors to a person, persons, institution, or organization in recognition of exceptional service in the interest of administrators and supervisors, and to public education. The Award may be in recognition of a single, significant contribution during a given year, or it may be for a series of contributions over a period of time.

    The recipient of the Award may be an educator or layperson, a school system, or public or private institution or organization, profit or nonprofit, that the Board of Directors considers worthy of such recognition. The Street Award can be presented to a member or nonmember, for exceptional service or achievement that furthers the cause of public education and the interests of school administrators.

    It is named after the first Executive Director of CLAS. The James A. Street Award is presented at the CLAS Annual Convention in such years as the Board of Directors determines. The Board is not obligated to make an award each year.

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  • AASCD Outstanding Curriculum Administrator Award

    Recognition for outstanding contributions to curriculum development, advancement or implementation.  A selection committee will be appointed by the organization president. The selection will be limited to recognition of no more than two individuals meeting above stated criteria in one year. The award shall be presented at the AASCD annual conference. Recognition in the form of a plaque will be presented to the recipient. The recipient of the AASCD Outstanding Curriculum Leader Award will receive complimentary registration to the annual conference for the award year.


  • National Distinguished Principal (NDP)

    This award is available to all elementary/middle school principals who:

    1. Online principal for at least 5 years.

    2. Demonstrates strong commitment to principalship by active membership in professional organizations

    3. Actively participates in community activities.

    4. Gives evidence of outstanding leadership skills that benefit a local school program.

    5. Provides service or achievements beyond what is expected in the usual school program.

    District nominations must be made by November 1.  District nominee submits application to CLAS office by January 4.  Winner selected by AAESA Executive Board at the Spring Planning Conference.

    View Past NDP Winners
  • Glenys Mason NAESP Convention Scholarship

    This scholarship is available to AAESA members who have never attended a National Association of Elementary School Principals annual convention.  The scholarship is awarded to pay for the expense of attending an NAESP Convention.  The selection will be made at the Fall Instructional Leadership Conference during the AAESA Fall Conference General Business Meeting.


  • 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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  • 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. 

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  • 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.

  • 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


  • 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.

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