Team to Watch Award

Team to Watch Award


Who is eligible to receive the award?: This award may be presented to any North Carolina practicing middle level team of teachers.

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 will be presented to a team that has demonstrated outstanding performance in the following areas:

  1.  Building team identity/cohesion
  2. Curriculum knowledge and integration
  3. Student achievement and success
  4. Utilization of a variety of instructional strategies
  5. Student recognition
  6. Service projects
  7. Special team activities

A narrative should be submitted as part of the nomination form describing the strengths of the team and addressing the above criteria.

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 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 Team to Watch from each of the three NCMLE regions will be recognized at a general session of the North Carolina Association for Middle Level Education Annual Conference. Up to five members of the winning teaching team will receive complementary registration for the NCMLE state conference.

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

Team 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: