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Sheldon Berman Receives AASA Distinguished Service Award

After serving as superintendent of four districts in three states — Hudson, MA; Jefferson County (Louisville), KY; Eugene, OR; and Andover, MA — spanning 28 school years, Sheldon Berman ’71 was awarded the AASA, the School Superintendents Association, lifetime achievement Distinguished Service Award. He has made nationally significant contributions by furthering social-emotional learning practice, expanding special education funding and enhancing inclusive instructional strategies, advocating and implementing school integration, contributing guidance on administrative ethics through a decade of School Administrator’s Ethical Educator columns, and launching state-of-the-art virtual learning and instructional innovations. He has also been the recipient of lifetime achievement awards in the areas of social-emotional learning and character education.

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