Nominations for 2017 Teachers of the Year
Psychologist/Social Worker Employee of the Year
Elk Grove Unified School District is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Teachers of the Year (EGEA) and for the 2015-16 Psychologist/Social Worker Employee of the Year (PSWA). Please assist us by nominating a teacher or Psychologist/Social Worker you feel deserves to be recognized. Anyone–a parent, community member, administrator, support person, or another teacher–may nominate a teacher or Psychologist/Social Worker for this honor.
Teacher of the Year Nomination Information: 2 Recipients
Elk Grove Teachers of the Year should possess the following qualifications:
- Exemplary teaching techniques
- Excellent knowledge of content and curriculum
- Ability to engage and motivate students to learn
- Positive and caring student relationships
- Ability to set high expectations for all students
- Experience in meeting students’ academic, personal,
and career goals
- Personal characteristics of patience, commitment,
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Two teachers will be selected to represent EGUSD for 2017 Teachers of the Year. Teachers nominated for EGUSD Teachers of the Year must have a minimum of five years teaching experience in or outside of EGUSD.
Each Teacher of the Year nominee will be invited to attend an information meeting on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. at the Robert L. Trigg Education Center to discuss the application process for 2017 Elk Grove Teachers of the Year. The application involves written responses to several questions. Nominees will be assisted with the preparation of their applications as needed. There is no obligation on the part of the nominee to continue with the application; however, all nominees are encouraged to do so. Additional information and deadlines will be presented at the informational meeting. Please return the completed EGEA Teacher of the Year nomination form to Administrative Assistant, Kathleen Flint by Thursday, February 18, 2016 in Human Resources at the Robert Trigg Center.
Psychologist/Social Worker Employee of the Year Information: 1 Recipient
We encourage you to assist us by identifying and nominating an individual who you feel deserves such an honor. You may complete the attached nomination form and add additional pages of supportive information, if needed. Nomination should include an individual who has demonstrated a commitment to work performance, school community involvement, leadership, and commitment to educational quality. You may nominate more than one person.
The selected employee will be recognized at the June 14, 2016 Board meeting.
We thank you in advance for your nomination(s). Please return the completed Psychologist/Social Worker nomination form to Administrative Assistant, Kathleen Flint by Thursday, February 18, 2016. In Human Resources at the Robert Trigg Center.