Superintendent Michael P. Nagler, Ed.D., has been named as a finalist by
The School Superintendents Association for the 2020 National
Superintendent of the Year®. He was chosen for this honor after being
named New York State Superintendent of the Year in October. Dr. Nagler
is one of four finalists for the title.
In its 33rd year, the National Superintendent of the Year® program is
open to all U.S. superintendents who plan to continue in the profession.
Dr. Nagler was measured against the following criteria:
* Leadership for learning – creativity in successfully meeting the needs of students in the school system
* Communication – strength in both personal and organizational communication
* Professionalism – constant improvement of administrative knowledge
and skills, while providing professional development opportunities and
motivation to others on the education team
* Community involvement – active participation in local community
activities and an understanding of regional, national and international
Co-sponsored by AASA, AIG Retirement Services and First Student, the
2020 National Superintendent of the Year® will be announced during
AASA’s National Conference on Education, Feb. 13-15, 2020, in San Diego,
Calif. Should Dr. Nagler win, a $10,000 college scholarship will be
presented to a student in the high school from which he graduated.