Each year members Region 6 nominates exemplary individuals for numerous awards ACSA sponsors. These awards recognize individuals and bring distinction to the individual’s school/district. For more information, visit state ACSA’s About Us page and click on the Awards Program tab.
The 2022 ACSA Award Program is open for nominations. Nomination forms are available on the ACSA Awards Platform. Watch a short demo of the new online platform to find out how you can nominate your colleagues, or read frequently asked questions.
All Charter winners will be recognized at the Region 6 Awards Dinner on April 28, 2022. They do not have to be ACSA members; however, Region winners must be ACSA members.
Complete Nomination Packets must be submitted by January 22, 2022 to be considered for Region 6 and State recognition.
- Ferd Kiesel Distinguished Service Award
- Marcus Foster Memorial Award
- Robert E. Kelly Retiree Award
- Administrators of the Year – nominees are honored in job-alike categories
- Valuing Diversity Award – member whose work in promoting diversity epitomizes ACSA’s mission
- Partners in Educational Excellence – programs and businesses that collaborate to support education
One letter of recommendation must be included with nomination
|Nominations for 2021 program open||August 1, 2021|
|Training at the region level||August 2021|
|Work with Charter President on your Charter’s nomination process. Each charter determines its charter winners submitted to Region 6. Charter winners become Region nominees. Charter Presidents must be notified of all nominations.
Nominator must send a photo of the nominee (in JPEG format and nominee’s name as file name) to Pam Hughes.
Charter Presidents should submit a list of their charter winners and nominees to ">Pam Hughes by January 22, 2022. Note: Online platform closes on this date.
|August 1, 2021 – January 22, 2022|
|Region 6 Nomination Committee meets to review nominations of Charter winners and select Region winners||February 1, 2022|
|ACSA State deadline for Region nominations. Region winners become finalists for State Awards.||February 10, 2022|
|ACSA Region 6 Awards Dinner
All Region 6 nominees and winners will be honored.
|April 28, 2022|
2021 ACSA Region 6 Administrators of the Year
Superintendent: Matt Wayne, Hayward USD
Secondary Principal: Kevin Ahern, San Ramon Valley USD
Middle Grades Principal: Lorianne Ventura, Dublin USD
Elementary Principal: Jeffrey Varner, Pittsburg USD
Central Office Administrator: Pam VandeKamp, Pleasanton USD
Secondary Co-Administrator: Lauren Falkner, San Ramon Valley USD
Elementary Co-Administrator: Sara Roat, Antioch USD
Classified Leader: Gary Krebbs, Castro Valley USD
Confidential Employee: Terri Saenz, Livermore Valley JUSD
Personnel Human Resources Administrator: Keith Rogenski, San Ramon Valley USD
Adult Education Administrator: Jonathan Roselin, Mt. Diablo USD
Career Technical Administrator: Dan Hanel, Contra Costa COE
Special Education Administrator: Yoko Ostreicher, Castro Valley USD
Business Services Administrator: Shariq Khan, Alameda USD
Student Services Administrator: Ed Diolazo, Pleasanton USD
Curriculum & Instruction Administrator: Terri Elkin, Alameda USD
Continuation/Ed Options Administrator: Erik Taylor, Livermore Valley JUSD
Technology Administrator: Tracey Logan, West Contra Costa USD
Valuing Diversity Award: Jorge Melgoza, Mt. Diablo USD
Partners in Educational Excellence Award: Union City Family Center, New Haven USD