Dale Dennis Award
United School Administrators of Kansas is proud to sponsor the Dale M. Dennis Excellence in Education Award. The purpose of this award is to provide schools the opportunity to recognize a senior for his/her citizenship, service, scholarship, and demonstration of self-awareness.
This award is given in honor of Dale M. Dennis, Deputy Commissioner of the Kansas State Department of Education. Mr. Dennis has given many years of service to public education and has helped provide the leadership for financial support and academic excellence in Kansas schools. Mr. Dennis was named the Distinguished Kansan of the Year for Education in 2010. Kansas City’s Business magazine also named Mr. Dennis an icon of education, citing long term dedication and commitment.
Each year USA-Kansas bestows upon one of its administrators the Outstanding Service Award-the highest honor the organization awards. Nominations are reviewed by the individual presidents of each of the 10 statewide member associations.
This recognition is for outstanding contributions to the profession and exemplary leadership throughout the state.