Outstanding School Administrator (Building or District)

Distinguished Service Award
Outstanding Pennsylvania Author and/or Illustrator
Outstanding School Administrator (Building or District)
Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award Program
All PSLA Awards (including those on hiatus for 2018)

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.

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 be nominated by a PSLA member.
  • The nominee must show evidence of the current school library services and programs of school/district over a three or more.