Exemplary Woman in Education Award

Congratulations to our 2022-23 winner, Dr. Candace Singh!


Please check back in 2023 for updates on the 2023-24 award. The nomination window will open next summer.

We are seeking nominations for outstanding women in educational leadership for our Exemplary Woman in Education Award, to be presented at the Women in School Leadership Forum. Please submit nominees using the form below.

The nominee should serve as a role model for other women and demonstrate:

  • A passion for the profession.
  • A commitment to grow and develop others (seeking mentors to better herself and by becoming a mentor to others).
  • A demonstrated desire to give back through public and/or community service.
  • Advocacy for the value of school administrators and contributes to the improvement of the profession.
  • Demonstrated effective crisis leadership during unprecedented times.

Nominee must be an ACSA member to qualify.

Submit nominations TBD for 2023-24. Please contact Margarita Cuizon-Armelino with any questions.

Thank you in advance for helping us honor and celebrate exemplary women in school leadership.


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2022-23 Exemplary Woman in Education Award Winner

Dr. Candace Singh


Award Archives

Dr. Jessica Hannigan, 2017-18

Dr. Margaret Hill, 2018-19

Dr. Cindy Petersen, 2019-20

No award given 2020-21

Dr. Marian Kim Phelps, 2021-22

Exemplary Woman in Education Award