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CLAS Announces New Partnership with American Fidelity

by Susie Ellison | Oct 11, 2017


October 1, 2017 - Montgomery, Ala: Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS) is proud to announce American Fidelity as a Keystone Partner for the Alabama High School Principal of the Year Award.

The Alabama High School Principal of the Year program is an annual recognition of one outstanding high school principal in each district that has succeeded in providing high quality learning opportunities for students as well as demonstrating exemplary contributions to the education profession. Each district winner will be interviewed by a selection committee at the AASSP/AAMSP Fall Conference, and one overall winner will be chosen and named Alabama Principal of the Year. The 2018 Principal of the Year will represent Alabama in the National Principal of the Year program in D.C.

“CLAS is proud to partner with American Fidelity to recognize outstanding leadership and service to Alabama schools and students,” said CLAS Executive Director, Vic Wilson.

Beau Wilson, Southeastern Special Projects Manager at American Fidelity, said “American Fidelity is proud to partner with CLAS to recognize outstanding school leaders who dedicate so much time and effort to supporting educators in their quest for excellence in the classroom. In addition, we know that these exceptional administrators are determined to help the students in their school be successful. We appreciate those who have been recognized by CLAS, as well as those who continue to work tirelessly behind the scenes. American Fidelity Colleagues are committed to helping educate our educators about their benefits and help them choose products that best meet the individual needs of their families.”

Headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, American Fidelity Assurance Company is a supplemental benefits provider with a focus on offering a different opinion for customers in education, municipality, auto retail and healthcare. It serves more than 1 million customers across 49 states. More information can be found at

About CLAS: CLAS, the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools was founded in 1969 by a small group of school leaders to provide targeted professional development and support for Alabama’s public school administrators. CLAS now serves ten affiliates representing each type of public school/school system leader. CLAS provides the framework to connect dedicated school administrators and other successful leaders with a network for professional growth and support. Headquartered in Montgomery, AL, CLAS is the foremost professional development provider for administrators of public schools in the state of Alabama.

(For more information, please contact Susie Ellison, CLAS Communications Coordinator, at 334.265.3610 or at

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