One award is given in each category each year. Nominations are welcome from VPA members, colleagues, school board members, superintendents or the general public. The VPA Awards Committee made up of the VPA Executive Council, the previous year's award winners and VPAstaff review all nominations and applications.
VPA state leadership awards:
Robert F. Pierce Award, Vermont Secondary Principal-of-the-Year.
Henry Giauque Memorial Award, Vermont Elementary Principal-of-the-Year.
Vermont Technical Director-of-the-Year.
MetLife/NASSP Secondary Principal’s Award sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals
MetLife/NASSP and John Winton National Middle Level Principal Award
Virco/NASSP Assistant Principal of the Year
The Awards Process-
Nominations forms must be submitted to the VPA by March 1. Complete and submit the nomination form. Nominations may be submitted by the nominee themselves, a nominee’s colleague, or the general public
The Selection committee will consist of the VPA Executive Council, previous year award winners and VPA staff
Nominees selected for national awards will be notified by the committee and asked to complete and submit the complete national application form.
Questions about the award can be addressed to Ken Page, VPA Executive Director at mailto:email@example.com
PURPOSE: VPA Leadership awards recognize the vital role played by VPA members across Vermont. We honor the devotion, commitment and expertise of these leaders. They serve as our representatives throughout Vermont and with our congressional delegation in Washington.
(Special note: school leaders must be a current member of the Vermont Principals' Association in order to qualify for an award)