Media Advisory: 2016 National Superintendent of the Year Finalists to Discuss Education Issues


James Minichello
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Alexandria, Va. – Dec. 17, 2015 The four finalists for the 2016 AASA National Superintendent of the Year will participate in a panel discussion on current trends in education on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, at 8:45 a.m. (ET) at the National Press Club (Zenger Room) in Washington, D.C. Rich Bagin, executive director of the National School Public Relations Association, will moderate the panel. 

Daniel A. Domenech, executive director of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, will provide remarks. Members of the media are invited to attend.

Announced on Dec. 15, the four finalists for 2016 AASA National Superintendent of the Year are:

Co-sponsored by Aramark, VALIC and AASA, The School Superintendents Association, the 2016 National Superintendent of the Year will be announced at AASA’s National Conference on Education, Feb. 11-13, 2016, in Phoenix, Ariz.

For more information about AASA’s National Superintendent of the Year program, contact Bernadine Futrell, AASA director of awards and collaborations, at

Click here to access a list of the AASA 2016 State Superintendents of the Year.


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About AASA
AASA, The School Superintendents Association, 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