Middle Level Support Person to Watch Award

Middle Level Support Person to Watch Award


Who is eligible to receive the award?: This award may be presented to any full-time middle grades building level support person. Support persons shall be defined as any person working at the building level except classroom teachers and administrators, and includes Counselors, Media Specialists, Discipline/ISS Coordinators, Administrative Assistants, etc.).

Who can nominate?: Though nominations will typically come from the Association membership, any individual may nominate someone for this award.

What are the criteria?: The award should be presented to a staff member who has demonstrated outstanding performance in the following areas:

  1. Contributions to the middle-level program in his/her school and system
  2. Effectiveness as a member of the support staff
  3. Positions of leadership
  4. Innovative projects
  5. Communication with the educational environment
  6. Communication with adolescents

What are the application requirements?:The application consists of the nomination data form including a one-page narrative and two letters of recommendation. This information must be postmarked or emailed no later than December 30th to:

NCMLE Awards Committee
PO Box 116
Canton, NC 28716

Please call us at (910) 235-3761 or e-mail awards@ncmle.org if you have questions.

Who will decide the recipient of this award?: The NCMLE Awards Committee.

When will the award be announced?: Winners will be notified by mid-January. One Middle Level Support Person to Watch from each of the three NCMLE regions will be recognized at a general session of the NCMLE Annual Conference.

Please complete the form below, and don’t forget to hit the Submit button when you are finished. Thanks for your nomination!

Middle Level Support Person to Watch Award

I. Nominee:

II. Nominator:

III. Narrative:

A one-page narrative should be attached below describing the strengths of the nominee and addressing the criteria. You may wish to copy the narrative from your word processor and paste it in the text box below.

IV. Recommendations:

Letters of recommendation will be sent from: