“Development of our nation’s superintendents has been a longstanding mission of AASA,” added Domenech. “Our ability to ensure that our district leaders have the tools and training to succeed in the job is critical to moving the success of America’s schools.”

The four finalists for the 2015 AASA National Superintendent of the Year were previously announced as:

-MaryEllen Elia, Hillsborough County Public Schools, Tampa, Fla.
-Philip Lanoue, Clarke County School District, Athens, Ga.
-Patrick Murphy, Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, Va.
-Patrice Pujol, Ascension Public Schools, Donaldsonville, La.

To learn more about the 2015 National Conference on Education, visit the conference website.

Material from a press release was used in this report.

About the Author:

Stephen Noonoo

Stephen Noonoo is a former editor of eSchool News. He has served as a consultant for CUE, California’s ISTE affiliate, and as managing editor of its quarterly publication, OnCUE. He has worked as a freelance writer, an education editor for SmartBrief newsletters, and as a staff editor for a well-known publication focusing on education technology.