· Leadership for Learning – creativity in successfully meeting the needs of students in his or her school system.
· Communication – strength in both personal and organizational communication.
· Professionalism – constant improvement of administrative knowledge and skills, while providing professional development opportunities and motivation to others on the education team.
· Community Involvement – active participation in local community activities and an understanding of regional, national and international issues.
Please nominate your superintendent at http://soy.aasa.org
You will then be directed to the National Association page. Click on the NOMINATE button.
For more information contact:
Bernadine Futrell, Director, Awards and Collaborations
AASA – The School Superintendents Association
1615 Duke Street Alexandria, VA 22314
Recipients of the Minnesota Superintendent of the Year Award:
|1988 Glenn G. Matejka, Hutchinson Schools|
|1989 Gerald L. McCoy, Eden Prairie Schools|
|1990 Donald R. Draayer, Minnetonka Schools|
|1991 James R. Walker, North Branch Schools|
|1992 John R. McClellan, Centennial Schools|
|1993 Marl Ramsey, Osseo Schools|
|1994 Lowell D. Larson, Richfield Schools|
|1995 Donald F. Groth, Kasson-Mantorville Schools|
|1996 James R. Rickabaugh, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Schools|
|1997 Chris L. Huber, Spring Lake Park Schools|
|1998 Gregory A. Vandal, Sauk Rapids-Rice Schools|
|1999 Michael L. Kremer, Hopkins Schools|
|2000 Laverne (Bob) Lageson, Big Lake Schools|
|2001 Theodore Blaesing, White Bear Lake Schools|
|2002 Carol Johnson, Minneapolis Schools|
|2003 Ken Dragseth, Edina Schools|
|2004 Kay Worner, Sartell-St. Stephen Schools|
|2005 Ben Kanninen, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Schools|
|2006 Gary Prest, Bloomington Schools|
|2007 Don Helmstetter, Spring Lake Park Schools|
|2008 Mark Robertson, Fridley Schools|
|2009 Dennis Peterson, Minnetonka Schools|
|2010 Patty Phillips, No. St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale|
|2011 Scott Staska, Rocori Schools|
|2012 Chris Richardson,Northfield Schools|
|2013 Jeff Olson, Saint Peter Public Schools|
|2014 Kate Maguire, Osseo Area Schools|
|2015 Sandra Lewandowski, Intermediate District 287|
|2016 Daniel Bittman, Sauk Rapids-Rice School District|
|2017 Curt Tryggestad, Superintendent of Eden Prairie Schools|