AASA Scholarships Awarded to Top Graduate Students

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:
James Minichello
703-875-0723
703-774-6953 (cell)  
jminichello@aasa.org   

San Diego – Feb. 16, 2020 – Seven of the nation’s outstanding graduate students in educational administration have been selected by AASA, The School Superintendents Association, to receive scholarships, as announced at AASA’s National Conference on Education in San Diego, Calif. 

Regarded as the most comprehensive professional learning and networking event for school superintendents and administrators, this event is addressing the most critical issues affecting public education today, including equity in education, social and emotional learning, personalizing education, early learning, technology, and school safety and leadership.

Each scholarship recipient received a $2,500 scholarship given in honor of AASA’s former executive directors — Sherwood D. Shankland, Worth McClure, Finis E. Engleman, Forrest E. Connor, Paul B. Salmon, Richard D. Miller and Paul D. Houston.

The 2020 scholarship recipients are:

Stephanie Andler 
Selah School District
Selah, Wash.       

Jessica N. Betz    
Father Marquette Catholic Academy
Marquette, Mich. 

Deborah L. Elder 
Albuquerque Public Schools
Albuquerque, N.M.

Michael Gaines 
Franklin Township Community School Corporation
Indianapolis, Ind. 

Clara Jessica Garay 
Esperanza Elementary School
West Valley City, Utah 

Julie H. Lam  
Oswego East High School
Oswego, Ill. 

Maisha G. Rounds  
Boston Public Schools
Boston, Mass. 

The AASA Educational Administration Scholarship was created in 1949 to provide incentives, recognition and financial assistance to outstanding graduate students in school administration who intend to make the school superintendency a career. AASA selects recipients on the basis of their experience and excellence in school administration, personal essays and recommendations from university faculty. 

Regarded as the most comprehensive professional learning and networking event for school superintendents and administrators, AASA’s National Conference on Education is addressing the most critical issues affecting public education today, including equity in education, social and emotional learning, personalizing education, early learning, technology, and school safety and leadership.

For more information about the national conference, access Conference Daily Online.  

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 equitable access for all students to the highest quality public education. For more information, visit www.aasa.org.

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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 equitable access for all students to the highest quality public education. For more information, visit www.aasa.org.