MAESP Assistant Principal of the Year

The MAESP Assistant Principal of the Year Award is sponsored by the NAESP Foundation. This year’s recipient will receive complimentary registration to the MAESP annual conference at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake in  Cambridge, Maryland being held March 26-28.  He/she will be recognized at his/her school and at the conference.   There will also be a presentation at the Maryland State Board of Education in October 2020 as well as a free registration to the national conference to be held  July 2020 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Criteria for the award includes:

  • Applicant must be a member of the National Association of Elementary School Principals at the time of nomination.

  • Applicant must be an active assistant principal at the time of nomination.

  • Applicant must be an active assistant principal for at least two years.

  • Applicant’s school must be committed to excellence through programs designed to meet the academic and social needs of all students.

  • Applicant’s school must have firmly established community ties with parents and local business organizations.

  • Applicant must be respected by students, colleagues, parents, and the community at large.

  • Applicant shows strong educational leadership by setting high expectations for school staff and students.

  • Applicant must exhibit exceptional leadership in a particular school program and/or is heavily involved in finding a solution to a problem faced by the school. 


Assistant Principals interested in this award should complete the application and return by January 5th via email  [email protected] or mail to:


Susan Myers, Principal
2299 Mt. Tabor Road
Gambrills, MD 21054