Welcome to the 2023 Jim L. King Missouri Principal of the Year recognition program.  The Principal of the Year program recognizes outstanding middle-level and high school principals who have succeeded in providing high-quality learning opportunities for students as well as demonstrating exemplary contributions to the profession. Each year, the State Principal of the Year winners are submitted for consideration to be the National Principal of the Year.

If you are not yet registered, click “Register” on the left side navigation to get started with your application. The eligibility and rubric are available to assist you in meeting the criteria that the reviewers will use to score your application. Once registered, you may enter the application page to begin the application process.

If you have any questions about the deadline or process, please feel free to contact me (Clark Mershon [email protected]) or call 573-445-5071.  For more information on past Missouri recipients, go to Missouri POY.