Nominee Qualifications

Principal of the Year Nominee Qualifications

DoDEA Principals must meet the following qualifications in alignment with the NASSP and NAESP recognition programs. The nominee:

  1. Is an active DoDEA School Principal.
  2. Is a DoDEA School Principal with a commitment to excellence:
    • Who maintains or increases high academic achievement.
    • Who is recognized for student excellence locally, DoDEA Regionally, or nationally.
    • Who shows strong educational leadership by setting high expectations for school staff and students.
    • Who is respected by students, colleagues, parents, and the community.
  3. Has been an active principal within DoDEA for 3 consecutive years at the same location.
  4. Has not previously been selected as Regional or DoDEA POY.
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