NASSP is committed to connecting and engaging school leaders, and in doing so, improving and strengthening education. Recipients of the following two awards contribute work of national prominence and/or work that significantly impacts a sector, community, or NASSP’s goals in key ways.
The Distinguished Service to Education Award celebrates individuals, organizations, foundations, corporations, or publications for significantly improving or strengthening education.
The Distinguished Service to NASSP Award is presented to individuals or organizations. It recognizes service which has contributed significantly to NASSP’s vision to support great leaders in every school committed to the success of each student.
Award recipients will be recognized at the National Principals Conference each year.
For questions regarding these awards, please contact Felicia Fett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dates and Deadlines
|January 6, 2020||2020 Distinguished Service to Education Award nomination form available
2020 Distinguished Service to NASSP Award nomination form available
|March 6, 2020||All online nominations due to NASSP|
|July 7 –9, 2020||The 2020 Distinguished Service to Education Award and the 2020 Distinguished Service to NASSP Award recipients will be recognized at the 2020 National Principals Conference in National Harbor, MD.|
How to Apply
Criteria and Guidelines
Recipients’ contributions should be of national prominence and/or significantly impact a sector or community in the field. The award recipients may be recognized for accomplishments and contributions aligned to the purpose of NASSP articulated in its ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION AND BYLAWS:
Candidates may not currently serve on the NASSP Board and cannot be a member of the staff.
Any member of NASSP or its affiliates may submit nominations for the award.
Winners may be individuals, organizations, or a group.