Application Deadline: March 1st

Who should be considered for this award? 

  • An administrator who has been an outstanding advocate for you and your program.  
  • An administrator who has given you extraordinary support in your professional endeavors.
  • An administrator in your school who has championed the cause of health, physical education, and/or dance at the local and/or state level.
  • A passionate school administrator who took charge and supported you and your program when there were possible serious cutbacks in staff or scheduling.
  • A school administrator who has educated himself/herself of the value of quality programs and has consistently promoted said programs in your school and/or district.
  • An administrator who has given distinguished, varied, and individual service to the profession through district and/or state contributions.

Criteria for this award:

  1. Complete the Administrator Award Nomination Form
  2. Include a letter of recommendation from a member of IAHPERD reflecting on three or more of the criteria listed above.
  3. On the final page of each application is the rubric that will be utilized to score the application.

Administrator Nomination Form

Submit administrator nomination form and letter of recommendation to your respective district Awards representative in pdf format:

Chicago District
William Krempel

Eastern District
Maria Pessman

Northeastern District
Rachael Ross

Northern District
Staci Hale

Southwestern District
Dan Underwood

Western District
Ken Mansell

Administrator Award Winners 2023

Mary Mangione
 Dream Academy, Elgin, IL

Kirsten Frankovich
Frankfort School District 157c, Frankfort, IL

P.O. Box 865
Alton, IL 62002
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