Johnny Bilby named Dist. 8 OASA Assistant Supt. of the Year
Posted on 05/02/2024

SAPULPA, Okla. (May 2, 2024) – The Oklahoma Association of School Administrators (OASA) is pleased to announce Johnny Bilby of Sapulpa Public Schools as the 2024 OASA District 8 Assistant Superintendent/Central Office Administrator of the Year. Mr. Bilby will be recognized at the Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School Administration (CCOSA) Summer Leadership Conference on June 12-14, 2024.  

OASA annually recognizes outstanding administrators who:

·         Demonstrate successful experience in top level educational administration

·         Have a sound, dynamic and realistic philosophy of education

·         Can inspire and motivate people and give support and recognition for the contributions of others

·        Have a record which evidences continued professional and personal growth through appropriate training and experiences including skills in human relations and the stamina to cope with the pressures of the job

·         Have the ability to speak for education on all levels with special emphasis on the district level

·         Have made contributions to educational administration

“Assistant Superintendents and Central Office Administrators play vital roles in promoting best practices that lead to the highest standards of student achievement, including best practices in instructional excellence, financial and budget integrity, efficient facility and transportation operations and fostering community support”, said Dr. Pam Deering, CCOSA/OASA Executive Director.  “These leaders support the leadership team, the superintendent and the district as a whole.  “Mr. Bilby is among the best of Oklahoma administrators. We are excited and proud to recognize these outstanding leaders.”

OASA has 20 Districts that consist of multiple counties. Eligible OASA members are nominated and selected by their peers in their OASA District.

Mr. Bilby, a Sapulpa High School graduate, has spent 27 years in education, with 22 of those at Sapulpa Public Schools. He has held the positions of teacher/coach, Assistant Principal, Junior High Principal, Junior-Senior High School Principal, and now Assistant Superintendent. 

“It is an honor to receive this award and represent Sapulpa Public Schools,” said Mr. Bilby. “Together, we are laying the foundation for a brighter future and ensuring that Sapulpa Public Schools remain a hub of excellence and opportunity for generations to come.”

Visit the CCOSA website to see past Administrator of the Year award recipients. For more information about OASA and CCOSA, please visit