RSA's Lindsey Clayborn named Region 1 Assistant Principal of the Year

RSA's Lindsey Clayborn named Region 1 Assistant Principal of the Year

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South Texas ISD Leader Named Region 1 Assistant Principal of the Year

Lindsey Clayborn, Assistant Principal of Rising Scholars Academy in South Texas ISD, has been named the 2024 Region 1 Assistant Principal of the Year by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA). The peer-based award recognizes assistant principals from the 20 TEPSA Regions across the state for their commitment to student learning as evidenced by exceptional school leadership.

“Lindsey plays a critical role in ensuring student success on her campus. We are proud to recognize her leadership and service to Texas PK-8 students and teachers,” said TEPSA Executive Director Harley Eckhart.

One TEPSA Region AP of the Year will be selected as the 2024 National Assistant Principal of the Year for Texas. Supported by Horace Mann, the national award recognizes leaders who are committed to excellence through programs designed to meet the academic and social needs of all students; have firmly established community ties with parents and local business organizations; show strong educational leadership by setting high expectations for school staff and students; and exhibit exceptional leadership in a particular school program.

Honorees will be recognized at the TEPSA Awards Dinner June 12 at the Round Rock Kalahari.

TEPSA, whose hallmark is educational leaders learning with and from each other, has served Texas PK-8 school leaders since 1917. Member-owned and member-governed, TEPSA has more than 5,900 members who direct the activities of more than 3 million PreK-8 school children. Learn more at