Award recipients are recognized at the TEPSA Awards Reception in conjunction with Summer Conference.
Region Assistant Principals of the Year
Each TEPSA region may recognize a Region Assistant Principal of the Year. The recipient must be in his/her second year (minimum) as a TEPSA member and as an assistant principal and hold a lifetime mid-management, standard mid-management, or standard principal certificate. Region Assistant Principals of the Year are eligible to apply for the National Assistant Principal of the Year Award.
Region TEPSANs of the Year
Each TEPSA region recognizes a school leader for outstanding service to our association. The recipient must be a full-time Texas public school administrator/supervisor in grades PreK-8 and a TEPSA member for at least 5 years.
National Distinguished Principal Award
National Assistant Principal of the Year
Each year TEPSA Region Assistant Principals of the Year have the opportunity to apply for the National Assistant Principal of the Year Award, a recognition program produced in partnership with the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP). Members of TEPSA's Membership Marketing and Public Relations Committee serve on the award selection committee. One Region Assistant Principal of the Year may receive $2,500 courtesy of Horace Mann and represent the state as the National Assistant Principal of the Year for Texas. Forde-Ferrier supports the Texas recognition program. Learn more.
Schools of Character
In cooperation with character.org, recognizes PreK-8 schools and districts demonstrating outstanding character education initiatives that yield positive results in student behavior, school climate and academic performance. Learn more.
H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards
The H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards celebrate public school professionals whose leadership and dedication inspire a love of learning in students of all backgrounds and abilities. Learn more.
2016 Elementary Principal: Sandy Conklin, Samuel Beck Elementary, Northwest ISD