Media Advisory: National Superintendent of the Year To Be Announced Feb. 11, 2010

Feb. 8, 2010

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Contact: Amy Vogt, AASA, 703-875-0723,

What: The American Association of School Administrators will announce the 2010 AASA National Superintendent of the Year at AASA’s National Conference on Education in Phoenix, Ariz. The National Superintendent of the Year program, co-sponsored by ARAMARK Education, ING and AASA and now in its 23rd year, celebrates the contributions and leadership of public school superintendents.

When: The announcement will be made on Thursday, Feb. 11, during the General Session held from 4:45 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Mountain Time. 

Who: The four finalists for 2010 AASA National Superintendent of the Year are:

  • Joyce C. Levey, superintendent, Tuscaloosa City Schools, Alabama
  • Elizabeth Molina Morgan, superintendent, Washington County Public Schools, Maryland
  • Walt Rulffes, superintendent, Clark County School District, Nevada
  • Cynthia Stevenson, superintendent, Jefferson County Public Schools, Colorado

Where: Phoenix Convention Center, 100 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004

2010 SOY Finalists ImageMore: Learn more about the National Superintendent of the Year program and the program sponsors, ARAMARK Educatino and ING, at

R.S.V.P.: Please contact Amy Vogt at or 703-875-0723.


About AASA
The American Association of School Administrators, founded in 1865, is the professional organization for more than 13,000 educational leaders in the United States and throughout the world. AASA’s mission is to support and develop effective school system leaders who are dedicated to the highest quality public education for all children. For more information, visit


ARAMARK Education provides a complete range of food, facility, uniform and other support services to more than 500 K-12 school districts in the U.S. It offers public and private education institutions a family of dining and facility services including: on-site and off-site breakfast and lunch meal programs, after-school snacks, catering, nutrition education, retail design and facilities management services, including maintenance, custodial, grounds, energy management, construction management, and building commissioning. For more information on ARAMARK Education’s K-12 food service programs, please visit

About ING

ING is a global financial institution of Dutch origin offering banking, investments, life insurance, and retirement services to over 85 million residential, corporate and institutional clients in more than 40 countries. With a diverse workforce of about 115,000 people, ING is dedicated to setting the standard in helping our clients manage their financial future.

In the U.S., the ING (NYSE: ING) family of companies offers a comprehensive array of financial services to retail and institutional clients, which includes life insurance, retirement plans, mutual funds, managed accounts, alternative investments, direct banking, institutional investment management, annuities, employee benefits, financial planning. ING holds top-tier rankings in key U.S. markets and serves nearly 30 million customers across the nation.

ING’s diversity management philosophy and commitment to workplace diversity, diversity marketing, corporate citizenship and supplier diversity fosters an inclusive environment for employees that supports a distinctive product and service experience for the financial services consumer. For more information, visit

About the ING Foundation

The ING Foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of life in communities where ING operates and its employees and customers live. Through charitable giving and employee volunteerism, the foundation focuses on programs in the areas of financial literacy, children’s education, diversity, and environmental sustainability. For more information, visit