2020 National Distinguished Principals®

Congratulations to our 2020 Class of National Distinguished Principals! NAESP honors the following outstanding elementary and middle-level administrators for setting high standards for instruction, student achievement, character, and climate for the students, families, and staff in their learning communities.

Learn more about the NDP program here.

Public Schools

Dilhani M. Uswatte
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Dilhani M. Uswatte

Rocky Ridge Elementary School
Alabama
Eric Pederson
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Eric Pederson

Paul Banks Elementary School
Alaska
Heather L. Anguiano
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Heather L. Anguiano

Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary School
Arizona
Justin C. Swope
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Justin C. Swope

Lee Elementary School
Arkansas
Jill A. Lliteras
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Jill A. Lliteras

Prairie Ridge Elementary School
Colorado
Barbara J. Silverio
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Nigel D. Pillay
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Nigel D. Pillay

Otis A. Mason Elementary School
Florida
Stephanie Morrow
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Stephanie Morrow

Annie Belle Clark Elementary School
Georgia (Elementary)
Rhonda Lowe Gulley
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Rhonda Lowe Gulley

Upson-Lee Middle School
Georgia (Middle)
Brenda L. Vierra-Chun
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Brenda L. Vierra-Chun

Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School
Hawaii
Jason S. Leforgee
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Jason S. Leforgee

Eagle Hills Elementary School
Idaho
Mandy E. Ellis
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Mandy E. Ellis

Dunlap Grade School
Illinois
Ashlee R. Bruggenschmidt
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Amy A. Denney
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Amy A. Denney

Perry Creek Elementary School
Iowa
Stacey M. Green
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Stacey M. Green

Stockton Grade School
Kansas
Jerry B. Bond
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Jerry B. Bond

Hunter Hills Elementary School
Kentucky
Lisa M. Burns
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Lisa M. Burns

W.T. Lewis Elementary School
Louisiana
Kimberly A. Sampietro
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Troy D. Barnes
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Troy D. Barnes

Monocacy Elementary School
Maryland
Stephen T. Wiltshire Jr.
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Stephen T. Wiltshire Jr.

North Street Elementary School
Massachusetts
Amie M. McCaw
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Amie M. McCaw

Sunset Lake Elementary School
Michigan
Bret J. Domstrand
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Bret J. Domstrand

Lake Marion Elementary School
Minnesota
Debra R. Houghton
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Debra R. Houghton

Mannsdale Upper Elementary School
Mississippi
Howard E. Fields III
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Howard E. Fields III

Givens Elementary School/Steger 6th Grade Center
Missouri
Travis L. Niemeyer
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Travis L. Niemeyer

Beartooth Elementary School
Montana
Jill L. Clevenger
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Jill L. Clevenger

Kenwood Elementary School
Nebraska
Rebecca J. Tschinkel
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Rebecca J. Tschinkel

Ruben P. Diaz Elementary School
Nevada
Eris Hersey
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Eris Hersey

Idlehurst Elementary School
New Hampshire
Christian J. Paskalides
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Christian J. Paskalides

Middle Township Elementary School #1
New Jersey
Alison J. Clark
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Alison J. Clark

Stratford Road Elementary School
New York
Steven A. Guglich
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Steven A. Guglich

Missouri Ridge School
North Dakota
Kati E. Mann
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Kati E. Mann

Brunswick Memorial Elementary School
Ohio
Vicki L. Wilson
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Vicki L. Wilson

Homer Elementary School
Oklahoma
Matthew D. Moyer
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Matthew D. Moyer

Rupert Elementary School
Pennsylvania
Courtney Monterecy
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Courtney Monterecy

Mary E. Fogarty Elementary School
Rhode Island
Jessica S. Patterson
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Jessica S. Patterson

Liberty Primary School
South Carolina
Tracy L. Vik
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Tracy L. Vik

Sonia Sotomayor Elementary School
South Dakota
Ashley Aldridge Wilson
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Ashley Aldridge Wilson

Nolan Elementary School
Tennessee
Irma C. Davis
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Irma C. Davis

Dishman Elementary School
Texas
Nadine Hancey
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Nadine Hancey

Santa Clara Elementary School
Utah
Mark V. Speno
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Mark V. Speno

Green Street School
Vermont
Susan K. Danielson
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Susan K. Danielson

Rosa Parks Elementary School
Virginia
Alicia D. Lett
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Alicia D. Lett

Cranberry-Prosperity Elementary School
West Virginia
Janna D. Cochrane
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Janna D. Cochrane

North Greenville Elementary School
Wisconsin
Heather M. Moro
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Heather M. Moro

Slade Elementary School
Wyoming

Private Schools

Kristine M. Meyer
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Kristine M. Meyer

St. Paul's Lutheran School
Iowa (Private)
Iram Shaikh-Jilani
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Iram Shaikh-Jilani

Brighter Horizons Academy
Texas (Private)
Scott D. Browning
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Scott D. Browning

St. Paul Lutheran School
Texas (Private)

U.S. Department of State, Overseas Schools

Melissa M. Schaub
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Melissa M. Schaub

American International School of Lagos
Nigeria (U.S. Department of State)
Daniel Todd
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Daniel Todd

International School of Uganda
Uganda (U.S. Department of State)
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