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:
- Contributions to the middle-level program in their school and system
- Effectiveness as a classroom teacher
- Positions of leadership
- Innovative projects
- Communication with the educational environment
- 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
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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.
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