Dr. Dianna Lindsay
Year Honored: 1999
At the time of the Award, Dr. Dianna Lindsay was:
Worthington Kilbourne High School
Dr. Dianna M. Lindsay brings over three decades of leadership experience
to her role as assistant superintendent coordinating instruction and staff
development for the Williamsburg-James City County Schools K-12. A
former Ohio Principal of the Year, Dr. Lindsay brings a climate of
collaboration, practicality and success to her work. Thus far her major
initiatives have included innovative scheduling techniques, successful
staff development, an award winning Academic Advisor and Student
Advancement coach program, and other ongoing initiatives for post-high
school success for all learners. Dr. Lindsay is the author of numerous
articles and pamphlets on a wide variety of educational topics, and was
featured for her innovations in a Washington Post column titled "Class
Struggle" by reporter Jay Mathews. Dr. Lindsay is an 23-year faculty
member at the Harvard Summer Institute for principals around the world.
I am currently researching the topic of "entry into the principalship" and hope to soon have a text on this vitally important topic. In addition, I am writing a book on school rituals as a practical guide to the topic to enhance school climate and culture.
1971 Eastern Nazarene College, Other
1976 Urban HIstory, Ed.D.
1973 Secondary Social Studies, M.Ed.
1974 Curriculum/Supervision, M. Ed.
1977 Education Administration, M.Ed.
2001 School Counseling, M.S.
2010 Higher Education Administration, M.A.
2006 China/USA Study Team
2005 Lebanon/USA Study Team
1997 Fulbright Scholar to Japan
1993 Saludos Hispanos Educator of the Year
1991 Japan Foundation Scholar
2012 Honorable Mention Magna Award
2001 University Council for Administrative Excellence
2000 Ohio Principal of the Year
2008 Virginia ASCD
2008 Southern Association of Colleges & Schools
2007 Virginia Association of Archives and Records
2001 Parents As Partners
2001 Ohio Council for Social Studies
2001 University of Delaware
2000 The Ohio State University
2010 "Critical Thinking In Higher Education"
2005 "Personalized Learning Environments In CT High Schools"
2004 "12 Tips for Supporting Your Administrative Team"
2004 "Building New Administrative Structures"
2000 "Honoring The Code"
2000 "Rites, Rituals, and Regalia"
2000 "Saving Academic Time by Consolidating Administrative Tasks"
2012 Harvard Principals' Center
School Climate and Culture, Leadership and Change