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2019 Excellence in Educational Leadership Award Recipients

August 7th, 2019 by


UCEA is proud to announce the 2019 recipients of the Excellence Educational Leadership Award!

The Excellence in Educational Leadership Award is an annual recognition for practicing school administrators who have made significant contributions to the improvement of administrator preparation. Each year, the UCEA Executive Committee invites member university faculties to select a distinguished school administrator who has an exemplary record of supporting school administrator preparation efforts.

Please join us in recognizing these outstanding school leaders who make a difference for their students, schools and communities!

2019 Excellence in Educational Leadership Award Recipients


Amanda Bigbee J.D.

General Counsel, Keller Independent School District


Kara Bobroff

Deputy Secretary for Identity, Equity, and Transformation

New Mexico Public Education Department


Mr. George Duffy

Executive Director, SCOPE Education Services


Dr. Charles Dupre

Superintendent, Fort Bend Independent School District


Mr. Jeff Eakins

Superintendent, Hillsborough County Public Schools


Dr. Brian Gottardy

Superintendent, North East Independent School District (NEISD)


Dr. Christina Lutz-Doemling

Director of Curriculum and Assessment, Catasauqua Area School District


Mrs. Syndee Malek

Associate Executive Director, Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principals Association (MEMPSA)


Dr. Allison Mays

Senior Director of Human Resources, Tuscaloosa County School System


Dr. Cesar A. Morales

Superintendent, Oxnard School District


Dr. Bryan O’Black

Assistant Superintendent, Shaler Area School District


Rosa Pena

Director of Leadership Development, Austin Independent School District


Dr. Wendy Robinson

Superintendent, Fort Wayne Community Schools


Dr. Kevin Rogers

Superintendent, Lewisville Independent School District


Dr. Aaron C. Spence

Superintendent, Virginia Beach City Public Schools


Dr. Diane Ullman

Senior Director, District Management Council


Dr. Vic Wilson

Executive Director, Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS)


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