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.
About Chapman University College
Chapman University College (CUC), a member of the Chapman University system, is a nonprofit higher education institution which has been serving the unique needs of adult students for 50 years. CUC offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, graduate certificates, teaching credentials and extended education programs at campuses throughout California and Washington. Over 6,000 students per session enjoy convenient class times, exceptional faculty, and unparalleled student service.
Chapman University, founded in 1861, is one of California’s oldest, most prestigious private universities and home to over 4,000 undergraduate students and 1,500 graduate students at its beautiful home campus in Orange, California. U.S. News and World Report ranks Chapman a Top School in America’s Best Colleges 2009. Chapman University is accredited by, and is a member of, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.