Watson is finalist for state super of year award

Published 9:54 am Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Andalusia Superintendent of Education Ted Watson is among the nine finalists for Alabama/Classworks 2018 Superintendent of the Year.

School Superintendents of Alabama (SSA) and Classworks, an SSA Diamond Level Business Member, made the announcement yesterday.

Those who are considered for the award are nominated by other superintendents in their district. Selection and announcement of the winner will occur during the SSA Fall Conference in Florence.

Other nominees include: Dr. Aaron Milner, Saraland City Schools; Kyle Kallhoff, Demopolis City Schools; Joe Windle, Tallapoosa County Schools; Dr. Craig Pouncey, Jefferson County Schools; Mitchell Guice, Cherokee County Schools; Dr. Keith Davis, Winfield City Schools; Dr. Trey Holladay, Athens City Schools; and Matt Massey, Madison County Schools.

The superintendent of the year will be honored at a luncheon sponsored by Classworks on Jan. 9, 2018, held during SSA’s Legislative Conference in Montgomery. The winner will travel to the National Conference on Edeucation in February, where he or she also will be recognized.

The state winner will be determined based on his or her career achievements and success in advancing public education.

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