JONESBORO, AR – Dr. Kim Wilbanks, Superintendent of Jonesboro School District, has been presented with the 2014 Arkansas Superintendent of the Year Award.
Dr. Richard Abernathy, Executive Director for the Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators, surprised Dr. Wilbanks, presenting her with the award during a school board meeting in the Jonesboro School District.
The American Association of School Administrators National Superintendent of the Year program pays tribute to the talent and vision of the men and women who lead the nation’s public schools.
Candidates are judged on the following criteria: leadership for learning, communication, professionalism, and community involvement.
Each State association of school administrators selects a State Superintendent of the Year.
These superintendents are then in the running for National Superintendent of the Year and will be recognized and honored at the AASA National Conference on Education in February in Los Angeles, California.
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