Kay E. Jacobs Award

Kay E. Jacobs Award
 

Kay Jacobs was the Assistant Superintendent for the Mahtomedi Schools at the time of her death in an auto accident, in March 1979. She was a four-year MASA member, serving on the Legislative Committee and as Chair of Management Concerned for Public Education. In January, 1979, the MASA President appointed her to serve on the Metropolitan Ad Hoc Legislative Committee, working with the Minnesota School Boards Association.

This Award is presented at the Annual Spring Conference.

Selection Criteria

The nominee:
1. Must have demonstrated the attributes of leadership and involvement in MASA and other educational organizations as did Kay E. Jacobs prior to her death.
2. Must be an active or associate female member of the Minnesota Association of School Administrators.
3. Must have five years or less of central office experience.
Selection Procedure:
1. Individuals may nominate themselves or be nominated by any MASA member.
2. Applications must be filed by January 9 on the approved nomination form.
3. The Executive Committee will review the nomination form which may be accompanied by a
maximum of three (3) letters of support and select the recipient no later than February 1.
4. The recipient will be contacted prior to Spring Conference.
The Award:
1. The award will be presented during the MASA annual Spring Conference.
2. A large plaque with an engraving of Kay Jacobs, listing each winner, will be displayed in the
President’s Conference Room of the MASA office.
3. The recipient will receive a smaller plaque.
4. A news release will be distributed to pertinent media in the coverage area of the recipient
 

Past Kay E. Jacobs Award Recipients
Must have demonstrated the attributes of leadership and involvement in MASA and other educational
organizations as did Kay E. Jacobs prior to her death. The recipient must be an active or associate female member of
the Minnesota Association of School Administrators and have five years or less of central office experience.

2014 Deb Henton,North Branch Area Schools
2013
Jean Lubke
2012 Ann Wendorff
2011 Virginia Dahlstrom
2010 No recipient
2009 Darcy Josephson
2008 Chris Bates
2007 Jeff Olson
2006 David Bottem
2005 Jim Johnson
2004 Patty Phillips
2003 David Thompson
2002 David Pace
2001 Kim Marie Riesgraf
2000 Fred Nolan
1998 Joel Whitehurst
1997 Kathryn Leedom
1996 Kay Worner
1995 Richard D. Ellingworth
1994 James Wold
1993 Wendy Shannon
1992 John Staples
1991 Beverly Stofferahn
1990 Dixie Anderson
1989 Sharon Paulson
1988 Donna Jean Carter
1987 Monica Kittock-Sargent
1986 Patricia Mohn
1985 Patricia L. Hanauer
1984 Leila Anderson