DOWNINGTOWN — Noreen O’Neill, director of innovative educational services at Chester County Intermediate Unit, has received the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators, or PASA, Award of Achievement in Service to the Profession. This award honors commitment to excellence, as demonstrated by outstanding service to education.
Some examples of the service to profession award for which O’Neill is recognized include developing an effective professional development program for school district educators; demonstrate leadership in administrator preparation programs, school councils, or other professional development efforts; and the advancement of the teaching profession through research, writing and organizational service.
PASA’s Special Recognition Awards are given annually to recognize those who have made significant contributions to the advancement of public education in Pennsylvania. Individuals are nominated for awards by their peers or staff members. The PASA Service to the Profession Award was sponsored by Horace Mann.
“Dr. O’Neill is so deserving of the PASA Service to the Profession Award,” said George F. Fiore, CCIU CEO and PASA President-Elect. and students is second to none. Noreen is the definition of a servant leader, and I am blessed to have the opportunity to work alongside her.
O’Neill expressed his gratitude saying, “I am grateful for the opportunity to support current and future education leaders who will have a lasting impact on the students, schools, and communities they serve. I share PASA’s commitment to developing, supporting and serving successful school leadership, and I am honored to be recognized by such an esteemed organization.
O’Neill was recognized for her accomplishments at the PASA Recognition Luncheon and Annual Meeting on November 10, 2022 at the Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel.