Regional Woman Leader of the Year

Regional Woman Leader of the Year

This award is given to a woman leader in each of the 8 Superintendents’ Regions. The recipient in each region is a leader who has led with impact on student learning and has promoted with passion and actions the mission of WELV. She motivates those around her to be the best they can be. She models generosity of spirit and encourages others to become involved with WELV

Criteria for Consideration

  • She is recognized as a bold and effective leader by colleagues and those she serves.
  • She is results oriented.
  • She exhibits admirable qualities of leadership and keeps “what is best for children” at the center of decisions and actions.
  • She exemplifies the spirit of WELV and has shared the inspiration of WELV with others in the region.
  • She has taken actions to create a strong WELV network for leaders in the regions


Procedures: The nominator is to submit (1) a letter of nomination, referring specifically to stated criteria and citing examples, (2) a resume, and (3) two additional letters of recommendation from individuals who know well and can speak to the accomplishments of the nominee.

These materials are to be submitted electronically to the Executive Director ( by February 1.

Selection Procedures: The Nominations Committee of the WELV Board will review completed nomination packetsand make recommendations, based on stated criteria, to the full WELV Board. The Board will make final decisions on the awards to be made at the upcoming Annual Conference.