Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association:
Austin, TX –
A champion for children, Levelland ISD's Sky Tucker has been selected as the 2012
National Assistant Principal for Texas by the Texas Elementary Principals and
principals are key to a school's success," TEPSA Executive Director Sandi
Borden said. "Sky is to be commended for her compassion, leadership and dedication
to improve student learning."
her fifth year as assistant principal, Tucker's love of children is evident in
all her work at Levelland Academic Beginnings Center. Whether she is working in
a classroom to help an individual student or writing a personal note to praise
a teacher, Tucker's enthusiasm is contagious. In a recommendation letter
Teacher Tara Skinner wrote, "Our school is extraordinary, and Ms. Tucker is a
cornerstone of our empowerment to do great things for kids. She is accountable,
she is involved, and she consistently demonstrates the rigorous expectations
she has of others."
peer-selected award recognizes assistant principals who have demonstrated a
positive impact on their students and learning. Criteria includes:
to excellence and exceptional leadership as evidenced by student achievement
and programs designed to meet the academic and social needs of all students.
established community ties and respect from teachers, students, and the
leadership in a particular school program.
Assistant Principal of the Year award is sponsored by TEPSA in coordination
with the National Association of Elementary School Principals. The Texas
program is supported by Horace Mann.
"We are very
proud to support and partner with TEPSA, "Jackie McGrail, Horace Mann Manager
for Educator Relations said. "It's truly our honor to recognize Sky's
outstanding efforts and to thank her for her hard work."
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
represents more than 5,800 members who direct the activities of more than 2.7
million PreK-8 schoolchildren. Learn more at www.tepsa.org.
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