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Dr. Jackie Removcik receives Emerging Woman in Education Award

Zachary D'Amico

HTSD congratulates Dr. Jackie Removcik (Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment) on receiving the Jean E. Winsand Emerging Woman in Education award from the Tri-State Area School Study Council at the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Removcik accepted the prestigious award during the Dr. Jean E. Winsand Workshop for Women in School Leadership 2022 held Thursday, April 7, at Edgewood Country Club.

“I’m very honored to receive this year’s Emerging Leader award, as there are so many fantastic women leaders both in our district and in the Southwestern PA region,” said Dr. Removcik. “This honor speaks to the exceptional people and fantastic opportunities I have been fortunate to engage with during my cumulative experiences at Hampton.”

The workshop’s theme was: “Making a Difference Every Day: Leading with Hope and Optimism in Times of Challenge and Adversity.”

“We are so proud of Dr. Removcik for receiving this prestigious award, which speaks volumes to her daily leadership and expertise in our school district,” said Dr. Loughead, Superintendent of Schools. 

Dr. Removcik began her career at Hampton in 2005 as an assistant high school principal. From 2012 to 2015, she was a curriculum specialist at the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit. In 2015, she returned to Hampton as the Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment. 

Dr. Removcik earned a Bachelor of Science in mathematics from Allegheny College, where she also received her secondary mathematics teacher certification. She earned a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Pittsburgh and received her principal and curriculum supervision certifications. Later, she returned to the University of Pittsburgh to earn her Doctorate in Education and superintendent letter of eligibility.

Nominees of the Emerging Woman in Education award were asked to identify and elaborate on instances of mentorship and/or assistance offered to support other women and explain their accomplishments as a leader that have made a memorable impact on their school or their school community.

The Jean E. Winsand Emerging Woman Leader in Education Award honors a woman who is at an early stage on the path of her leadership career. The award is intended to recognize a woman who has made a significant impact and positive difference through her leadership activities and initiatives.

The Jean E. Winsand Woman in Education Awards are given in memory of Dr. Jean Winsand, an associate professor in the Departments of Instruction and Learning and Administrative and Policy Studies at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Education.