Awards

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

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

Applications Due by Friday, March 15, 2019

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.

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NAESP National Distinguished Principal Award Program

Nomination Applications/Letters Due by Friday, March 15, 2019

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

Nominated Principals Must be a current Member of the Tennessee Principals Association.  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.

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RECOGNIZING LEADERSHIP ACROSS TENNESSEE - 2018 AWARD RECIPIENTS

2018 National Distinguished Principal
Dr. Ann-Marie Gleason

2018 National Outstanding Assistant Principal Award
Shelly Archuleta-Smith

Robert Frazier Meritorious Service Award
Tara Loba
ShaySiler

Ernest Bentley, Jr. Excellence in Leadership Award
Corey Williams (Past President Recognition)

TPA Longevity Award
Dr. Martha JeanBratton

Supervisor(s) of the Year Award              

Janet Graham, East TN
Dottie Critchlow, Middle TN
DorseyHopson, West TN

Friend of Education
Molly Gaughan, Scholastic

Friend of Education
Congressman Phil Roe

TPA Lifetime IMPACT Award
Scott Niswonger
Niswonger Foundation


The individuals listed above will be recognized at the 2018 Awards Luncheon held in conjunction with the Tennessee Principals Conference.  The Awards Luncheon is the culminating event of the conference.  We hope you will join us to recognize those who have served and led on behalf of Tennessee Principals.

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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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