Outstanding School Administrator (Building or District)

The Outstanding School Administrator Award honors a school administrator outside the library profession whose leadership made a significant contribution to school library services and programs.

Distinguished Service Award
PSLA Presidential Award
Outstanding Pennsylvania Author and/or Illustrator
Outstanding School Administrator (Building or District)
Outstanding Pennsylvania School Library
Pennsylvania School Library Innovators
Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award Program

2017 Recipient: Dr. Sandra Lemmon, Superintendent
Southern York County School District

Previous Outstanding School Administrator Award Winners


  • The nominee must currently be a district school superintendent, building principal or district administrator responsible for broad instructional leadership (such as assistant superintendent, directors of curriculum and instruction, directors of elementary and/or secondary education, or directors of technology).
  • The nominee must show evidence of impact on the current school library services and programs of school/district over a span of three years or more.
  • Nominations for all awards must be completed by a current PSLA member.