ACSA Region 10 offers several recognition programs to honor both educational leaders and students. These include the annual Administrator of the Year Awards and Every Student Succeeding Awards.

2019-20 Region 10 Award Winners

BUSINESS SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR
Michelle Kennedy, Soquel Union Elementary School District, Santa Cruz

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR
Elaine Zuniga Klauer, San Benito High School District, Hollister

TECHNOLOGY ADMINISTRATOR,
Jeff Kitts, San Lorenzo Valley USD, Santa Cruz

CONFIDENTIAL EMPLOYEE,
Erin Livingston, Spring Grove School, No. County Joint Union School District, Hollister

SPECIAL EDUCATION ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR
Jessica Little, SCCOE, Santa Cruz

SECONDARY PRINCIPAL, ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR
Matt Bell, Pacific Grove HS, Pacific Grove Unified SD

MIDDLE GRADES PRINCIPAL, ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR
Francisco Huerta, El Sausal MS, Salinas Union High School District

CENTRAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR
Robert Cannon, Salinas Union HS District, Salinas

SECONDARY CO- ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR
Derek Kendall, Soquel HS, Santa Cruz City Schools

STUDENT SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR
Dr. Michael Paynter, SCCOE, Santa Cruz

ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL, ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR
Hilda Huerta, Roosevelt Elem., Salinas City Elementary SD

SUPERINTENDENT, ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR
Dr. Shawn Tennebaum, San Benito High School District, Hollister

VALUING DIVERSITY – State ACSA Award Nominee
Alejandro Hogan, Salinas City Elementary SD

FERD KIESEL – State ACSA Award Nominee
Martha Martinez, Salinas City Elementary SD

ACSA REGION 10 LOCAL AWARDS

BLANCHE MONTAGUE AWARD
Dr. Laurie Bruton, San Lorenzo Valley USD, Santa Cruz

KEN MCCOMBS AWARD
Ann Kilty, MPUSD and North Monterey County USD

LEADERSHIP MATTERS
Buck Roggemann, Pacific Grove USD

DR. WILLIAM D. BARR SCHOLARSHIP
Zandra Jo Galvan, Greenfield USD

COUNTY OFFICE OF ED SERVICE RECOGNITION AWARD
Caryn Lewis, Monterey County Office of Education

PARTNERS IN EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARD
Dan and Lillian King Foundation, Monterey and surrounding areas