Educational Leadership Awards

Each year, the California Educational Research Association (CERA) seeks nominations for four Educational Leadership Awards, three from PK-12 education and one from Institutes of Higher Education.

Education Leadership Awards:

  • PK12 Assessment Administrator of the Year
  • PK12 Educational Services Leader of the Year
  • PK12 Superintendent of the Year
  • University Professional of the Year

The submission window is now closed – We will begin accepting submissions for 2018 Educational Leadership Awards in the Summer.

Congratulations to our 2017 Award Recipients

PK12 Assessment Administrator of the Year:
Ben Atitya, Fresno Unified School District

PK12 Educational Services Leader of the Year:
Robert McCollum, Hesperian Unified School District

PK12 Superintendent of the Year:
Dr. Linda Kimble, Anaheim Elementary Unified School District

University Professional of the Year:
Alan Daly, University of California, San Diego

Past Award Recipients

2016 Award Recipients – 

PK12 Assessment Administrator of the Year: Mao Vang, Contra Costa County Office of Education
PK12 Educational Services Leader of the Year: Pam Millspaugh, Fresno County Office of Education
PK12 Superintendent of the Year: Dr. John Puglisi, Rio Elementary School District

2015 Award Recipients – 

Assessment Administrator of the Year:  Laura Dean, Natomas Unified
IHE Professional of the Year:  Dr. Conni Campbell, PLNU School of Education
Educational Services Leader of the Year: Amanda Rothengast, Hoover Community School