George Arlotto Leadership Award

  • The George Arlotto Leadership Award recognizes one outstanding Principal in AACPS annually. This award is named in honor of Dr. Arlotto, who served AACPS for 16 years, including eight years as Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Arlotto referred to himself as a "recovering High School Principal" and was instrumental in the creation of the Principal of the Year program in our school system. Each year, AACPS school principals demonstrating exceptional leadership are recognized and honored as nominees for the George Arlotto Leadership  Award. 

2021-2022 Anne Arundel County Public Schools Principal of the Year

  • 2022 AACPS Principal of the Year Julia Walsh

     

    Tyler Heights Elementary School Principal, Julia Walsh, was named the 2021-2022 Anne Arundel County Public Schools Principal of the Year.  

     

    Walsh, a veteran school principal of more than 10 years and an AACPS educator for 18 years, has led the Tyler Heights Elementary School community since 2015. She was instrumental in launching the Community Schools Program for AACPS in collaboration with AACPS offices and national organizations. Read the full news release here


Congratulations to all of our 2022 Anne Arundel County Public Schools Principal of the Year Nominees!

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Rebecca Blasingame-White

Hebron Harman Elementary School

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Gina Davenport

Arundel High School

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Amanda Edmonds

Freetown Elementary School

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Tara Lambden

Belvedere Elementary School

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Kimberly Winterbottom

Marley Middle School


Excellence in Education Awards Dinner

  • Our 2022 Excellence in Education Awards Dinner was held on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. To watch the event, please go to www.aacps.org/EIE2022.

     

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    For questions about the George Arlotto Leadership Award selection process or the Excellence in Education Awards Ceremony:

    Carol Ann McCurdy
    Director of Partnerships, Development & Marketing
    410-222-5829
    cmccurdy@aacps.org