GAESP Awards

Rachel Wasserman, Georgia's 2016 National Distinguished Assistant Principal


Assistant Principal Award – The Assistant Principal Award is presented to an active assistant principle with a minimum of two years at their present school, holds a Georgia L5 certification, is an active member of GAESP and respective district association for the last two consecutive years, is an online administrator during year of award presentation and is not a state-wide elected officer.

Distinguished Service Award - The GAESP Distinguished Service Award may be presented to a retired GAESP member who has exhibited exemplary educational leadership ability and has brought honor to his colleagues, his profession, and to self.

Education Patron Award – Each of the districts of GAESP may select an outstanding educational supporter from his district to be awarded a GAESP Education Patron Award and to become a finalist for the Georgia Distinguished Educational Patron Award.

School Bell Award – The GAESP presents this award each year to give recognition to not more than ten (10) schools, with outstanding programs in the area of curriculum and organizational leadership.

Student Leadership Award - A scholarship will be awarded to the most qualified graduating senior from a public Georgia high school whose elementary school principal is a current or retired GAESP member.   The scholarship will be awarded at the appropriate school’s awards program in an amount not less than $500.00.  The amount of the scholarship may be amended each year. The scholarship will go to a student with the desire to enter a college program leading toward a teaching career.