Nancy Cunningham,Encinitas School Administrator,
...ENCINITAS -- Dr. Cunningham, Director of Administrative Support Services for the Encinitas Union School District, has been selected as an ACSA Region 18 1998-99 Administrator of the Year Award in the Central Office category.Dr. Cunningham
will be honored at the ACSA
Region 18 Spring Conference, March 4, 1999, at the Hilton Hotel, San Diego, (Mission Valley).Dr. Cunningham began her career in education as a classroom teacher in 1973.She became an assistant principal in 1988 and a principal in 1990.She
was selected as Principal of the Year in Encinitas in 1998.Most recently, Dr. Cunningham was selected to be the Director of Administrative Support Services in the Encinitas Union School District. Dr. Cunningham
has distinguished herself as a key member of the Encinitas Union School District
is a visionary who identified the need to develop strong community ties to open the walls of the school to embrace community resources.Her
efforts in grant writing have yielded over $542,000 for her
school site and district programs over a 4-year period.Programs including Service Learning were introduced to the district and institutionalized through her
efforts to attain a CalServe 3 year Learn and Serve Grant and 3 year expansion grant.
Under Dr. Cunningham's
leadership, numerous awards have been earned for her
schools and the district.