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2017– 2018 Corwin Brilliant Principal Award

Corwin Brilliant Principal Award

Corwin Leadership believes in pushing the envelope, challenging all leaders to question long-standing assumptions, and achieve their collective best. The Corwin Brilliant Principal Award will recognize one exceptional leader who has demonstrated the courage to embrace new ways of thinking and who has taken bold steps to make a powerful and lasting impact on his or her school and community.


  • Two free registrations to Jim Knight’s Teaching | Learning | Coaching Conference, travel expenses not included
  • A leadership library of 10 Corwin Leadership books
  • A featured post on Corwin Connect, our company blog, highlighting your work at your school


  • Must be a current principal at a K–12 institution in the United States (public, private, charter) at the time of award
  • Must be a principal for two or more full school years at the time of application
  • Corwin employees, authors, consultants, business partners, and previous winners are ineligible

Important Dates

March 15, 2017: Applications Available

July 15, 2017: Deadline to Submit Applications

August 1, 2017: Winner Announced


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The Award recipient will be selected by Corwin at its sole discretion.