Oakland Schools’ Superintendent finalist for national  Women in School Leadership Award

Wanda's Picture 2014Oakland Schools’ Superintendent Dr. Wanda Cook-Robinson is a finalist for the Women in School Leadership Award, a national recognition given out annually by the American Association of School Administrators (AASA).

“I am beyond thrilled to be a finalist for this award,” said Dr. Cook-Robinson. “AASA’s mission of recognizing women leaders is an important one and I am honored to be part of this prestigious group.”

The award is designed to recognize the exceptional leadership of current female administrators who make a difference in the lives of students while also paying tribute to the talent, creativity and vision of outstanding female educational administrators in the nation’s public schools. Candidates are judged based on leadership in meeting the learning needs of students, personal and organizational communication strength, constant professional improvement of knowledge and skills and active community involvement. Award recipients will be announced during the AASA National Conference on Education, Feb. 14-16, 2019, in Los Angeles.

AASA is a professional organization for more than 13,000 educational leaders in the United States and throughout the world. AASA’s mission is to support and develop effective school system leaders who are dedicated to equitable access for all students to the highest quality public education.

Click to see Dr. Cook-Robinson’s nomination video for the Women in School Leadership Award.

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