• James V. and Dorothy B. Moon Scholarship Program 

    Applications for the 2024 Moon Scholarship are now being accepted! Click here to access the guidelines and application.

    Are you a superintendent or an aspiring superintendent? Are you pursuing graduate studies to become the best superintendent you can be? Do you know there are scholarships available through IASA to help offset the costs of your coursework? Established in 1993 in memory of Dr. James V. Moon, a former superintendent at Morton High School District, the James V. and Dorothy B. Moon Scholarship program is committed to improving the education and qualifications of school administrators. Since its inception, 142 scholarships totaling nearly $335,324 have been awarded to current or aspiring superintendents.
    Practicing school administrators in Illinois qualify if they are college graduates pursuing an advanced degree in educational administration at an accredited college or university. Several scholarships ($2,500 minimum each) are awarded each year and are paid directly to the college or university to cover tuition, fees and/or textbook expenses. To get more information on the application and awards process click on the link below or contact Cherry Middleton at 217/753-2213 or cmiddleton@iasaedu.org.
    The 2023 recipients of the James V. and Dorothy B. Moon Scholarships are as follows:
    • Matt Condon
    • Ingrid Cushing
    • Christopher Gibson
    • Jennifer Hartmann
    • David Raffel, Jr.
    • Erin Smith
    • Kent Stauder


    Past recipients of the scholarship are available by clicking here.

    SAFE Board of Trustees Listing:

    PRESIDENT:    Dr. Roger Alvey
    SECRETARY:   Dr. Brent Clark
    TREASURER:  Barbara Thompson
    Dr. Kevin Blankenship
    Dr. Lori James-Gross
    Brent O'Daniell
    Dr. Kimako Patterson
    Barbara Thompson
    Dr. Steven Wrobleski