Each year principals are nominated by teachers, staff, parents, and administrators in seven different categories.
The following are this year’s winners.
- Innovator of the Year – Carolyn Bona
- Principal Mentor of the Year – Shelly Davis
- Instructional Leader of the Year – Karen Gorringe
- Rookie of the Year – Amanda Bollinger
- Community Leader of the Year – Kathe Riding
- Student Advocate Principal of the Year – Jennifer Fisher
- JAESP Principal of the Year – Tami Bird
Tami Bird will also be the JAESP’s nominee for the National Distinguished Principal Award. She will be recognized this weekend at the UAESP conference in St. George.
All JAESP award winners have been nominated for the Utah Association of Elementary School Principal (UAESP) awards.
Congratulations to these amazing JSD educators!