Utah Association of Elementary School Principals 

 

Award Applications

Questions regarding awards may be addressed to 

dwight.liddiard@gmail.com

djharris@graniteschools.org 

Principal of the Year (National Distinguished Principal) 

Assistant Principal of the Year 

Applications are available by contacting 

dwight.liddiard@gmail.com

jakissel@graniteschools.org

UAESP PRINCIPAL AWARDS

COMMUNITY LEADER OF THE YEAR

“A principal who is involved in outside community activities and brings community activities into the school”

NAME:                                    _____       _         SCHOOL:                       _                      DISTRICT:___________________  ADDRESS: ___________________________________________CITY:________________________  ZIP CODE:________________

PHONE: (       )________________ EMAIL ADDRESS: _____________________________________________________________

NUMBER OF YEARS AS AN ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL: ______________________  

CURRENT MEMBER OF UAESP:    YES/NO

DOES YOUR SCHOOL RECEIVE DISTRICT TITLE ONE FUNDING:    YES/NO

      

SIGNATURE OF SUPERVISORY DIRECTOR OR SUPERINTENDENT: ______________________________________

(Nomination not to exceed two pages)

List professional experience (assignments / number of years):

List civic organizations / activities in which nominee is involved:

Describe community activities and/or community involvement as a part of the school program:

Describe community activities and/or community involvement not directly related to the school program:


UAESP PRINCIPAL AWARDS

INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR

“A principal who has uniquely pioneered, implemented, or enhanced existing or new innovative programs or practices”

NAME:                                    _____       _         SCHOOL:                       _                      DISTRICT:___________________  ADDRESS: ___________________________________________CITY:________________________  ZIP CODE:________________

PHONE: (       )________________ EMAIL ADDRESS: _____________________________________________________________

NUMBER OF YEARS AS AN ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL: ______________________  

CURRENT MEMBER OF UAESP    YES/NO      

 DOES YOUR SCHOOL RECEIVE DISTRICT TITLE ONE FUNDING:    YES/NO         

SIGNATURE OF SUPERVISORY DIRECTOR OR SUPERINTENDENT: ______________________________________

(Nomination not to exceed two pages)

List professional experience (assignments / number of years):

Describe the successful innovative new or existing programs / practices:

Describe effect of innovative programs on students, staff, and/or community:

Describe the change process involved in implementing the new or existing programs / practices:


UAESP PRINCIPAL AWARDS

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

“A principal who is in his/her first three years as an elementary principal”

NAME:                                    _____       _         SCHOOL:                       _                      DISTRICT:___________________  ADDRESS: ___________________________________________CITY:________________________  ZIP CODE:________________

PHONE: (       )________________ EMAIL ADDRESS: _____________________________________________________________

NUMBER OF YEARS AS AN ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL: ______________________  

CURRENT MEMBER OF UAESP    YES/NO    

DOES YOUR SCHOOL RECEIVE DISTRICT TITLE ONE FUNDING:    YES/NO           

SIGNATURE OF SUPERVISORY DIRECTOR OR SUPERINTENDENT: ______________________________________

(Nomination not to exceed two pages)

List professional experience (assignments / number of years):

Describe and explain the reasons why this nominee has continued, modified, or enhanced existing programs at the school:

Describe the challenges and how this nominee has responded to these challenges:


UAESP PRINCIPAL AWARDS

PRINCIPAL MENTOR OF THE YEAR

“A principal who has effectively mentored other principals”

NAME:                                    _____       _         SCHOOL:                       _                      DISTRICT:___________________  ADDRESS: ___________________________________________CITY:________________________  ZIP CODE:________________

PHONE: (       )________________ EMAIL ADDRESS: _____________________________________________________________

NUMBER OF YEARS AS AN ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL: ______________________  

CURRENT MEMBER OF UAESP    YES/NO   

DOES YOUR SCHOOL RECEIVE DISTRICT TITLE ONE FUNDING:    YES/NO    

SIGNATURE OF SUPERVISORY DIRECTOR OR SUPERINTENDENT: ______________________________________

(Nomination not to exceed two pages)

List professional experience (assignments / number of years):

Describe how the nominee has been involved in mentoring principals:

List how nominee has mentored other principals:

Choose an experience listed above and describe the process and end results of the mentoring:


UAESP PRINCIPAL AWARDS

INSTRUCTIONAL LEADER OF THE YEAR

“A principal who has improved student achievement through leadership with teachers, staff, and community”

NAME:                                    _____       _         SCHOOL:                       _                      DISTRICT:___________________  ADDRESS: ___________________________________________CITY:________________________  ZIP CODE:________________

PHONE: (       )________________ EMAIL ADDRESS: _____________________________________________________________

NUMBER OF YEARS AS AN ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL: ______________________  

CURRENT MEMBER OF UAESP    YES/NO  

DOES YOUR SCHOOL RECEIVE DISTRICT TITLE ONE FUNDING:    YES/NO            

SIGNATURE OF SUPERVISORY DIRECTOR OR SUPERINTENDENT: ______________________________________

(Nomination not to exceed two pages)

List professional experience (assignments / number of years):

How has nominee assisted teachers in improving instruction in the classroom?

How has nominee included other staff members in the improvement of student achievement?

How has the nominee involved the community in strengthening student achievement?

What evidence is there to show improvement in student achievement?


UAESP PRINCIPAL AWARDS

STUDENT ADVOCATE PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR

"A principal who goes the extra mile on behalf of students, and is an advocate for both individual and groups of students."

NAME:                                    _____       _         SCHOOL:                       _                      DISTRICT:___________________  ADDRESS: ___________________________________________CITY:________________________  ZIP CODE:________________

PHONE: (       )________________ EMAIL ADDRESS: _____________________________________________________________

NUMBER OF YEARS AS AN ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL: ______________________  

CURRENT MEMBER OF UAESP   YES/NO   

DOES YOUR SCHOOL RECEIVE DISTRICT TITLE ONE FUNDING:    YES/NO         

SIGNATURE OF SUPERVISORY DIRECTOR OR SUPERINTENDENT: ______________________________________

(Nomination not to exceed two pages)

List Professional Experience (assignments / number of years):

Share 2-3 programs that the nominee has established or maintained that are student-centered:

How has the nominee advocated in behalf of students with Special Needs or who are At-Risk?

How has the nominee created opportunities for students to extend and enrich learning? (i.e., Arts, Leadership, Service, Curriculum/Instruction, or school safety etc.)

Share an experience in which the nominee had a profound impact on the life on an individual student:


Award Winners for the 2018-2019 School Year 

Principal Mentor of the Year 

Kevin Prusse

Foxboro Elementary 

Davis District 


Advocate Principal of the Year 

Ernie Broderick 

Stansbury Park Elementary 

Granite District 


Instructional Leader of the Year

Jill Burnside 

Liberty Elementary 

Murray District 


Special Contributor to UAESP 

Luana Searle 

Outgoing Executive Director 

UAESP

 


Community Leader

Anthony Horrocks

Sunset Elementary

Washington District

 

Innovator of the Year

Angie Killian

Riverview Elementary

Nebo District


Rookie of the Year

Rachel Alberts

Snowhorse

Davis  Districte Elementary

 

National Distinguished Principal 

Chad Argyle

Santaquin Elementary


Nebo District

 

 

 


„UAESP recognizes outstanding principals who have demonstrated excellence in leadership and have made exceptional contributions.  Each year, UAESP recognizes principals with the following awards: Rookie of the Year, Innovator of the Year, Instructional Leader of the Year, Student Advocate of the Year, Community Leader of the Year, and Principal Mentor of the Year. 

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