CUC Professor Steeg Administrator of the Year

Award recognizes excellence of educational leaders throughout California

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (April 20, 2009) − Chapman University College today announced that Dr. Jeannie Steeg, a professor of education at the San Diego campus, was named administrator of the year by the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) for Region 18 covering San Diego and Imperial Counties.

Each year the ACSA recognizes outstanding performance and achievement by educational leaders such as principals, superintendents, administrators and professors. Dr. Steeg, who resides in Clairemont, was nominated by Bruce McGirr, a K-8 principal with the San Diego Unified School District, in the professor of education category. She will be honored at an awards dinner on Wednesday, April 29.

“Dr. Steeg’s accomplishment comes as no surprise to those of us who have worked closely with her at Chapman University College,” said John Slatinsky, director of Chapman University College’s San Diego campus. “Her exceptional leadership and extraordinary professionalism have been a benefit to our working students at the San Diego campus.”

Dr. Steeg has worked at Chapman University College since 1997. She teaches courses in the Master of Arts in Education program and the Administrative Services Credential Programs (TIER I & II) including Organizational Leadership, Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment, and Educational Law & Finance.

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Brandman University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). As part of the Chapman University System, Brandman blends a legacy of academic excellence with innovative curriculum and strong support services designed for students with busy schedules. The university offers 50+ undergraduate, graduate, credential and certificate programs across its schools of arts and sciences, business, education, nursing and health. Brandman serves an average of 12,000 students annually with programs available online and at over 25 campuses throughout California and Washington. The university’s online programs consistently rank among the top in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. www.Brandman.edu.

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