The Council recognizes a Retired Life Member who has shown exemplary commitment to public education after retiring as a superintendent. The Distinguished Service award is our highest honor and is presented annually at our Fall Leadership Summit. Selections are made by our Distinguished Service Committee composed of Council officers and past presidents who are sitting superintendents.
2021 Distinguished Service Award Presentation
The 2021 Distinguished Service award was presented to Dr. William H. Johnson
, Retired Life Member, and former superintendent of Rockville Centre on Long Island. Dr. Johnson is nationally known as an innovative education expert closing the achievement gap for poor and minority students.