Nominations Open for the 2015/16 Thomas W. Holtzman, Jr. Educational Leadership Award

by Ben Berry | Mar 29, 2016

Do you know an educator who has a passion for education and demonstrates outstanding leadership within the field and the community? Help the CAIU find this year's Thomas W. Holtzman, Jr. Educational Leadership Award winner!

Nominees should be • A Lifelong Learner
• Creative and Innovative
• Student-Centered
• A Community Leader

And should
• Build Camaraderie
• Celebrate Diversity and Unity
• Exceed Professional Requirements
• Earn the Respect of Students, Parents and Colleagues

Nominees must be a public educator, hold PA Level II Certification, and be employed by a school entity within the CAIU service area.

How do I nominate an educator?
This year, the CAIU is featuring a new, streamlined nomination process. Nominations consist of a nomination form and questionnaire prepared by the nominator and one letter of recommendation written by someone other than the nominator. Please see nomination form for further details. To nominate an educator, download and complete the form and questionnaire below and submit with one letter of recommendation to

2015_16 Thomas Holtzman Award Form and Questionnaire

EXTENDED Deadline: Monday, May 2, 2016

About Dr. Holtzman
Dr. Thomas W. Holtzman, Jr. served the Susquehanna Township School District for 18 years as principal and superintendent. The Thomas W. Holtzman, Jr. Educational Leadership Award is established to honor an individual who exemplifies his outstanding qualities as a leader in public education in the Capital Region. His passion for learning, positive outlook, sense of humor, and celebration of diversity inspired all who knew him to strive for educational excellence.