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Nov 28, 2022
Alabama's 2023 District NAESP National Distinguished Principals Chosen

The Alabama Association of Elementary School Administrators has announced nine district NAESP National Distinguished Principals. Finalists will be announced in January.

Nov 15, 2022
Middle School Principal of the Year Finalists Chosen

The Alabama Association of Secondary School Principals has chosen 3 finalists for Alabama Middle School Principal of the Year.

Nov 15, 2022
High School Principal of the Year Finalists Selected

The Alabama Association of Secondary School Principals (AASSP) has selected 3 finalists for 2022-2023 High School Principal of the Year.

CLAS Recognizes Schools of Distinction and Announces 2021 Banner Schools
May 9, 2022

CLAS held the annual Banner School Luncheon where 30 Schools of Distinction were recognized and 8 Banner Schools were named.

NAESP, the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools, and the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education Honor Pre-K–3 Leadership Academy Cohort
Apr 29, 2022

Alabama Preschool Administrators receive credential for NAESP Pre-K-3 Leadership Academy.

Madison County Assistant Principal Andrea Datson Named Alabama's 2022 NAESP National Outstanding Assistant Principal
Apr 5, 2022

Dr. Andrea Datson of Riverton Elementary School in the Madison County School System has been chosen as Alabama's Elementary Assistant Principal of the Year for 2022.

Mar 3, 2022
Piedmont Elementary School Principal Brigett Stewart Named Alabama’s 2022 NAESP National Distinguished Principal

Brigett Stewart has been named Alabama's 2022 NAESP National Distinguished Principal by AAESA.

CLAS Names 2021 Schools of Distinction
Mar 2, 2022

The Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools has named 30 Schools of Distinction. One school from each district will be named a CLAS Banner School in May 2022.

Dr. Larry Haynes Named Alabama's 2022 Middle School Principal of the Year
Feb 1, 2022

Oak Mountain Middle School Principal Dr. Larry Haynes has been named Alabama's 2022 Middle School Principal of the Year by the Alabama Association of Secondary School Principals (AASSP). Sponsored by Horace Mann and Interior Elements.

3 Finalists Chosen for 2022 Alabama's NAESP National Distinguished Principal
Jan 31, 2022

Montgomery, Ala. – January 26, 2022: Dr. Alice Turney (Riverchase Elementary, Hoover City), Mrs. Brigett Stewart (Piedmont Elementary, Piedmont City), and Dr. Bradley Scott (Blossomwood Elementary, Huntsville City) were chosen as finalists for the 2022 Alabama's NAESP National Distinguished Principal.

Kyle Futral Named Alabama's 2022 High School Principal of the Year
Jan 28, 2022

Holtville High School Principal Kyle Futral was named Alabama's 2022 High School Principal of the Year by the Alabama Association of Secondary School Principals (AASSP).

Longtime CLAS Employee Starr Wilson Set to Retire on December 31, 2021
Dec 17, 2021

The CLAS staff honored Starr Wilson with a retirement party at the CLAS office in Montgomery.

Madison County Schools Secretary Named 2021 CLAS Secretary of the Year
Dec 8, 2021

Virginia "Ginny" Fichten, Secretary at Mt. Carmel Elementary School in Madison County Schools has been named the CLAS Secretary of the Year.

Florence Middle School Assistant Principal Ashley Bowling Named 2022 Assistant Principal of the Year
Dec 3, 2021

Dr. Ashley Bowling, assistant principal at Florence Middle School in the Florence City School System has been named the Alabama Assistant Principal of the Year by the Alabama Association of Secondary School Principals (AASSP).

Alabama's 2022 District National Distinguished Principals Chosen
Dec 1, 2021

Nine district nominees for Alabama’s NAESP National Distinguished Principal have been named by the Alabama Association of Elementary School Administrators (AAESA).

High School Principal of the Year Finalists Selected
Nov 18, 2021

The finalists were chosen from among the district principals of the year. One overall winner will be chosen as the High School Principal of the Year in January.

Finalists Selected for Middle School Principal of the Year
Nov 18, 2021

Three finalists were chosen from among the district principals of the year. One overall winner will be chosen as the Middle School Principal of the Year, which will be announced in January.

CLAS Recognizes Schools of Distinction and Announces 2020 Banner Schools
May 4, 2021

On May 3, 2021, CLAS celebrated 31 schools of distinction and named 8 Banner Schools for the 2020 school year.

Amy C. Mason Named Alabama's 2021 NAESP National Distinguished Principal
Mar 30, 2021

Mrs. Amy C. Mason, princpal of Madison County Elementary School in the Madison County School System has been named Alabama’s 2021 NAESP National Distinguished Principal by the Alabama Association of Elementary School Administrators (AAESA).

Aqila Malpass Named Alabama's 2021 NAESP National Outstanding Assistant Principal
Mar 18, 2021

Mrs. Aqila A. Malpass, assistant principal at Rocky Ridge Elementary School in the Hoover City School System has been named Alabama’s 2021 NAESP National Outstanding Assistant Principal by the Alabama Association of Elementary School Administrators (AAESA).