Teacher to Watch Award

Middle Level Teacher to Watch Award


Who is eligible to receive the award?: This award may be presented to any North Carolina full-time middle level teacher.

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 their school and system
  2. Effectiveness as a classroom teacher
  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 will select the recipient from nominations received this year.

When will the award be announced?: Winners will be notified by mid-January. One Middle Level Teacher to Watch from each of the three NCMLE regions will be recognized at a general session of the NCMLE Annual Conference. Winners will receive a complementary registration for the state conference.

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

Teacher 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: