NASS 2022 Superintendent of the Year

This recognition is based on evidence of outstanding achievement as a school district superintendent, demonstrated belief in continuous improvement, and commitment to collaboration and mutual support in the profession.

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Mr. Rob Clayton, Superintendent of the Warren County Public Schools

Bowling Green, Kentucky

Superintendent Clayton has led WCPS since 2013.  He is described as a “model of uncompromising dedication to student achievement” by Selection Panel Member and former NASS Superintendent of the Year, Dr. Jim Capolupo, “Rob Clayton is known for his ardent commitment to academic excellence in his district, county, and state.”  Clayton is proud to note that WCPS has routinely performed in the top 10% on most academic metrics.

NASS 2022 Superintendent of the Year
Finalists

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Dr. Nikki Woodson, Metropolitan School District

Washington Township, Indianapolis, Indiana 

Dr. Woodson’s dedication to student success is evident in all who speak with her.  She is widely recognized as a highly engaged educational leader whose leadership is making a notable difference in MSDWT. 

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Dr. Phillip Barry Williams of Gates County Public Schools, Gatesville, North Carolina 

Dr. Williams and his team were recently recognized for converting an existing gymnasium into a state-of-the-art fitness facility.  He credits the collaborative effort of many for the vision, design, construction and funding.