MEDIA ADVISORY: 2022 National Superintendent of the Year? Finalists to Discuss Critical Education Issues


James Minichello

Alexandria, Va. – Jan. 4, 2022 – The four finalists for the 2022 National Superintendent of the Year? will participate in a panel discussion on current trends in education Thursday, Jan. 13, at 3 p.m. (EST) at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Education Week’s Stephen Sawchuk will moderate the panel.
Daniel A. Domenech, executive director of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, will provide opening remarks. Members of the media are invited to attend.

Announced on December 20, the four finalists are:

??Curtis Cain, Wentzville School District, Wentzville, Mo.
??Quincy Natay, Chinle Unified School District No. 24, Chinle, Ariz.
??Kamela Patton, Collier County Public Schools, Naples, Fla.
??Noris Price, Baldwin County Schools, Milledgeville, Ga.

**The panel discussion will be live-streamed online. Click here to register.

Co-sponsored by AASA, AIG Retirement Services and First Student, the 2022 National Superintendent of the Year? will be announced during AASA’s National Conference on Education, Feb. 17, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn.?

AASA is committed to ensuring proper health and safety measures are in place at all in-person meetings. Having closely followed the official guidance and information related to COVID-19 and recent variants, AASA will be requiring masks and proof of vaccination or a negative test (test within 72 hours of the event) to attend. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Rooney, AASA director, meetings and awards, at ? ??


About AASA
AASA, The School Superintendents Association, founded in 1865, is the professional organization for more than 13,000 educational leaders in the United States and throughout the world. AASA’s mission is to support and develop effective school system leaders who are dedicated to equitable access for all students to the highest quality public education. For more information, visit