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Other Awards

  • Secretary of the Year

    This award honors and recognizes secretaries/administrative assistants for their hard work and dedication.  Without them, our school systems and school offices could not run efficiently, and we want to show them our appreciation.

    Secretaries/Administrative Assistances who meet the following criteria can be nominated:

    • Have at least 3 years of service in a school or system office.
    • Support the vision, mission, goals, and beliefs of the school system.
    • Promote goodwill among fellow co-workers by maintaining a positive attitude and providing excellent customer service.
    • Exhibit a good work ethic by being punctual in attendance and adhering to scheduled work hours.
    • Perform work duties as assigned in an exemplary manner.
    • Participate in professional development to improve work knowledge and skills.

    CLAS Secretary of the Year will be recognized at the closing luncheon at the 2018 Secretaries Conference in Birmingham, AL on December 5, 2018.  They will also be recognized for their exemplary performance on the CLAS website.
     
    Nominations must be received by October 22, 2018.

    Click here to submit a nomination


  • 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.

    View Past Winners


  • Bill Miller, Sr. Friend of Education Award

    This award is for an individual who is NOT in the field of education, but who has made considerable contributions to education over the years.

    District nominations must be submitted to AAESA by May 1.  District nominations must be submitted in writing to the AAESA Executive Board at the CLAS Convention in June.  Selection is made by the AAESA Executive Board at the CLAS Convention. Presentation is made at the Fall Instructional Leadership Conference in November.


  • Truman M. Pierce Leadership Award

    This award is given to an educator who has made outstanding contributions beyond expectations which advance the direction of education in Alabama.

    District nominations must be made by May 1.  District nominations must be submitted in writing to the AAESA Executive Board at the CLAS Convention in June.  Winner is selected by the AAESA Executive Board at the CLAS Convention in June.  Presentation is made at the AAESA Fall Conference in November.