Middle-Level 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 an individual who 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 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 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 awards@ncmle.org if you have questions.

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

Award- Teacher to Watch

I. Nominee:

II. Nominator:

III. Accomplishments:

A list describing the achievements of the nominee in the FOUR criteria of a teacher to watch. 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: