Awards

SUPPORTING, EMPOWERING, AND CONNECTING PRINCIPALS
The mission of the Tennessee Principals Association is to support, empower, and connect Tennessee Principals.

NAESP National Distinguished Principal Award Program

Nomination Applications/Letters Due by Friday, March 30, 2020

Electronic submissions should be sent to Dr. Holly Flora: hflora@k12k.com

Nominated Principals Must be a current Member of the Tennessee Principals Association & NAESP.  Upon receipt of Nomination Form, a complete NAESP National Distinguished Principal Application Packet will be sent to the Nominee.  The NDP Application is lengthy and requires time and thought.  Completed application packets from Nominees are due by March 30, 2019.

2020 NOMINATION FORM IS ATTACHED for Download File

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National Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year Award Program (for Tennessee)

Applications Due by February 28, 2020

Electronic submissions should be sent to Dr. Holly Flora: hflora@k12k.com

Assistant Principals Nominated Must be a current Member of the Tennessee Principals Association & NAESP

2019-2020 NOMINATION FORM IS ATTACHED for Download File

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 RECOGNIZING LEADERSHIP ACROSS TENNESSEE  2019 AWARD RECIPIENTS

2019 National Distinguished Principal Award (Elementary)           Dr. Stacy D. Edwards

2019 National Distinguished Principal Award (Middle)                  Dr. Brian K. Partin

2019 National Outstanding Assistant Principal Award                   Frederick Hewitt

Robert Frazier Meritorious Service Award                                     Dr. Janice Irvin

                                                                                                           Heather Wolf

Ernest Bentley, Jr. Excellence in Leadership Award                      Dr. Patricia Griggs-Merriweather

                                                                                                           (Past President Recognition)

                                 

Supervisor(s) of the Year Award                                                     Dr. Joris Ray, West TN

                                                                                                           Mr. Troy Kilzer, Southwest TN

                                                                                                           Dr. Damon Cathey, North Central TN                                                                                                          

Friend of Education Award                                                             Gus Vargas, Simplex Learning

Friend of Education Award                                                             Deb Jordan, Interstate Studio &Publishing

Friend of Education Award                                                             Chris Bradley, Schoolplanners.com

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TN PRINCIPAL WINS NATIONAL ELECTION!

Congratulations to KIMBRELLE BARBOSA LEWIS for being elected as Vice-President of the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP)!  TPA is proud of YOU!

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TN PRINCIPAL APPOINTED TO NAESP BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Congratulations to DR. KEVIN ARMSTRONG for being selected as the At-Large, Middle-level, Minority Director on the NAESP Board of Directors!  TPA is proud of YOU!

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DR. ANN-MARIE GLEASON  2018 NATIONAL DISTINGUISHED PRINCIPAL, HARPETH VALLEY ELEMENTARY NASHVILLE, TN
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NATIONAL OUTSTANDING ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL AWARD

Shelley Archuleta-Smith, Assistant Principal, Andrew Jackson Elementary School, Nashville, TN

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Congratulations James "Bo" Griffin, Former TPA member, now Superintendent at Millington Municipal Schools

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The mission of the Tennessee Principals Association is to support, empower, and connect Tennessee Principals.

Goals

  • SUPPORT Tennessee Principals to enhance professional skill level
  • EMPOWER Tennessee Principals to build leadership capacity
  • CONNECT Tennessee Principals to expand professional networks
  • DEVELOP long-term financial infrastructure to enable TPA to become the premier education leadership association for Tennessee Principals

Benefits

  • Professional Membership
  • Professional Liability Coverage ($2 million)
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Advocacy in Washington
  • TPA Publications: TN Principal Journal & TNPRIN News
  • NAESP Publications: Principal Magazine, Communicator e-newsletter, Principal Insights
  • Professional Networks
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