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PASA Awards of Achievement

The PASA Awards of Achievement are special recognition awards presented annually and acknowledging exemplary service to public education in Pennsylvania. 

There are three Awards:

 
Leadership in Public Education
Demonstrating commitment to school administration as a profession, to public education and to one's colleagues,including participation in and leadership with the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators.
 
Instructional Leadership
Demonstrating commitment to excellence in teaching and learning by developing, nurturing and supporting exemplary programs that support the academic achievement of particular student populations, enrich student learning in a particular content area, or implement strategies to enhance student learning across the curriculum.
 
Service to the Profession
Demonstrating commitment to excellence as evidenced through notable service to the profession. Examples of this service may include developing an effective professional development program for school district educators; demonstrating leadership in administrator preparation programs, school study councils or other professional development efforts; or promoting the education profession through research, writing or organizational service.

Eligibility
PASA members who are public school administrators in Pennsylvania are eligible for these awards.

Nominations
Individuals may self-nominate or be nominated by their peers, staff or board. The nomination form should identify the award for which the individual is being nominated and should provide a summary of the reasons why the individual should be considered for the award and any additional information that will support the nomination. Those nominated by others may be offered an opportunity to submit further information to support their nomination. 
 
Recognition
The PASA Awards of Achievement are presented at the PASA/PSBA Annual Conference in Hershey each fall. 
 
2018 PASA Awards
 
Nominations are now being accepted for the three 2018 PASA Awards of Achievement.

CLICK HERE for a nomination form. NOTE: This form is writable. Please complete and SAVE it to your PC before printing or sending it to PASA.

ALL NOMINATIONS DUE FRIDAY, JULY 20.

Send to PASA either by email (pasa@pasa-net.org) or by mail at PASA, 2608 Market Place, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
 
2017 PASA Award Recipients
 
Leadership in Public Education
Dr. Sherri Smith
Lower Dauphin
AWARD SPONSOR: PFM/PLGIT
 
Instructional Leadership
Dr. David Lehman
Conemaugh Valley
AWARD SPONSOR: Lincoln Investment Planning, Inc.

Service to the Profession
R. Scott Jeffery
former superintendent, Lakeland
AWARD SPONSOR: Horace Mann