Instructor/Institutes of Higher Education to Watch Award

instructor/Institutes of Higher education to Watch Award


Who is eligible to receive the award?:  Any full-time instructor/professor in a college or university who participates with middle-level education or a middle-level education program. Any college or university program as a whole.

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 an individual who or institution that has demonstrated outstanding performance in the areas of middle school best practices: Academic Excellence, Developmental Responsiveness, Social Equity, Organizational Structures & Processes.

Examples of this might be demonstrated in the following:

  1. Contributions to the middle-level program in his/her school
  2. Effectiveness as a member of a college or university faculty.
  3. Utilization & support of middle school best practices
  4. Innovative projects and impact on a college program or on a middle school

What are the application requirements?: The application consists of the nomination data form including a list of achievements in the areas of academic excellence, developmental responsiveness, social equity and organizational structure/processes., as well as a letter of recommendation from the nominee’s current supervisor. This information must be postmarked or emailed no later than December 15th 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 in consultation with NCPOMLE will select one state finalist from the nominations received this year.

When will the award be announced?:  Winners will be notified by mid-January. One outstanding college/university program or professor will be recognized at a general session of the NCMLE Annual Conference. Winners will receive a complimentary conference registration.

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

Award- Institution of Higher Education Person to Watch

I. Nominee:

II. Nominator:

III. Accomplishments:

A list describing the achievements of the nominee in the FOUR criteria of an Instructor/Institute of Higher Education to watch. You may wish to copy the narrative from your word processor and paste it in the text box below.

IV. Recommendations:

A Letter of recommendation needs to be sent from the nominee’s current supervisor. Please list the name of the person sending the letter below.