Dr. Betsy Webb, Superintendent, has been named a finalist in the AASA, The School Superintendents Association 2019 Women in School Leadership Awards.
“A critical component of AASA’s mission is to help talented women educators strengthen their professional skills, build networks, and bring teaching and learning to new levels in their respective districts,” said Daniel A. Domenech, executive director, AASA. “This award showcases these exceptional educators and applauds the outstanding work they’re doing. We are extremely proud of our finalists and look forward to honoring them at our national conference.”
The awards are designed to recognize the exceptional leadership of active, front-line female administrators who are making a difference in the lives of students every day and to pay tribute to the talent, creativity and vision of outstanding women educational administrators in the nation’s public schools.
Candidates are judged based on leadership in meeting the learning needs of students, personal and organizational communication strength, constant professional improvement of knowledge and skills, and active community involvement.
“I am honored to be nominated for the AASA Women in School Leadership Award,” Webb said in a statement. “To be a finalist with two other outstanding female superintendents is humbling. I view this nomination as one for the entire Bangor School Department.”
The other two finalists for the award are Wanda Cook-Robinson, superindentant, Oakland Schools, Waterford, Michigan, and Courtney Orzel, superintendent, Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A, Lemont, Illinois.
The final award recipients in each category will be announced during the, Feb. 14-16, 2019, in Los Angeles. For more information on the Women in School Leadership Awards, please visit the or contact Jennifer Rooney, AASA director, meetings and awards, at
, 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 .