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

2023- Kelly Gustafson, Pine-Richland 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.


Nomination deadline: October 30th.

Nomination Form and Scoring Rubric
Note: You will be prompted to make a copy of all forms via Google Docs. To download in another format, please use the File menu.

 If you have any questions, please contact the Awards Committee Chair ([email protected]).