General Information

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.

2019
National Assistant Principal of the Year for Texas

Amy Stewart AP of the Year

Amy Stewart
Mount Pleasant ISD

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Criteria

  • A current TEPSA Region Assistant Principal of the Year.
  • A TEPSA member for at least two years.
  • An active assistant principal for at least two years.
  • Respected by students, colleagues, parents, and the community at-large.
  • Show strong educational leadership by setting high expectations for school staff and students.
  • Exhibit exceptional leadership in a particular school program and/or be heavily involved in finding a solution to a challenge faced by the school.
  • Able to demonstrate a school commitment to excellence through programs designed to meet the academic and social needs of all students.
  • Able to demonstrate the school has firmly established community ties with parents and local business organizations.

 

Past Award Recipients

  • 2018 – Jessica Melendez-Castillo, Canutillo ISD
  • 2017 – Chera Bessire, Frenship ISD
  • 2016 – Ryan Bender, Van ISD
  • 2015 – Heather Metzgar, Midway ISD
  • 2014 – Lorena Zertuche, Katy ISD
  • 2013 – Lindsey Lesniewski, Pasadena ISD
  • 2012 – Sky Tucker, Levelland ISD

The Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA), whose hallmark is educational leaders learning with and from each other, has served Texas PreK-8 school leaders since 1917. Member owned and member governed, TEPSA has more than 5,900 members who direct the activities of 3 million PreK-8 school children.

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