FAIRFIELD, CA - The Solano County chapter of the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) hosted its annual awards celebration on Tuesday, June 20. This prestigious event recognizes outstanding administrators who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and dedication to their respective roles in the education field. Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District (FSUSD) administrators achieved remarkable success receiving twelve out of the fifteen awards presented at this year's ceremony.
The awards ceremony celebrated the exceptional talents and contributions of the following administrators from FSUSD:
Elizabeth Kolakoski - Adult Education Administrator
Melissa Iriarte - Business Services Administrator
Kristen Witt - Career Technical Education Administrator
Chris Harrison - Central Office Administrator (District/County)
Kim Morgan - Classified Leader
Justine Turner - Elementary Principal
Lisa Lewis - Middle Grades Principal
Kenneth Whittemore - Personnel/Human Resources Administrator
James Hightower - Secondary Principal
Holly Collins - Student Services Administrator
Kris Corey - Superintendent
Mark Sitjar - Technology Administrator
Principal Justine Turner from Oakbrook Academy received additional recognition as an ACSA Region 4 honoree. Region 4 includes Mendocino, Sonoma, Napa, Marin, Solano, and Vallejo City Charter Schools. The tremendous achievement did not stop at the regional level. Justine Turner received the award as the ACSA State Principal of the Year for 2022-2023.
Superintendent Kris Corey expressed pride in the administrators' achievements stating, "We are incredibly proud of our administrators for their outstanding accomplishments and dedication to supporting FSUSD students. Our administrators consistently go above and beyond to ensure our students have the tools and opportunities to thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. Their tireless efforts and innovative approaches make a significant impact on the lives of our students, and we are honored to have such exceptional leaders guiding our district."