Mark A. Edwards Named AASA 2013 Superintendent of the Year
Alexandria, Va., Feb. 21, 2013 - Mark A. Edwards, superintendent of Mooresville (N.C.) Graded School District has been named the 2013 AASA National Superintendent of the Year. Edwards was honored today at the opening ceremony of the American Association of School Administrators’ National Conference on Education in Los Angeles. Now in its 26th year, the National Superintendent of the Year program, co-sponsored by AASA, ARAMARK Education and VALIC, celebrates the contributions and leadership of public school superintendents.
In announcing the selection, Daniel Domenech, AASA executive director had high praise for Edwards.
“Mark Edwards is exactly the kind of superintendent we need to carry public education deep into the 21st century. He gets it. He has combined the savvy to lead a digital revolution in his schools with the wisdom to know that teachers teach their best and children learn their best in an environment that promotes mutual caring and respect.