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The Council for School Leadership Distinguished Leadership Award award program annually recognizes outstanding school leaders who have succeeded in providing high-quality learning opportunities for students. The awards:
* recognize outstanding Alberta school leaders
* honour creative, innovative and effective leadership
* focus public attention on excellence in school leadership and celebrate leadership excellence.

These principals and assistant principals are acknowledged by their peers for the exemplary contributions they have made to the profession. The program honors school leaders who have demonstrated excellence in the areas addressed by the selection criteria. The following selection criteria reflect the Principal Quality Practice Competencies as outlined in the Alberta Principal Quality Practice Guideline

In the CSL School Leadership Distinguished Leadership Award:

* CSL Distinguished Leadership Award recipients receive a plaque of recognition

* CSL Distinguished Leadership Award recipients are honoured at a special dinner and ceremony in May.


Thank you for nominating an Alberta school leader for this prestigious award. The nomination deadline for the 2016-2017 award is March 31, 2017. All nominees must be members of the Council for School Leadership.

NOTE: IF MULTIPLE NOMINATIONS ARE SUBMITTED FOR A NOMINEE ONLY THE FIRST NOMINATION WILL BE CONSIDERED. Please collaborate with colleagues if needed.

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