Excellence Awards

Each month we would like to recognize one outstanding teacher and one classified staff member for their contributions to the district. Nominations can come from students, parents, administrators, colleagues, and community members.
Winners will receive:
● Certificate of Excellence
● Recognition at their school building and on the district website
● Wolves gear gift of their choice
● Will be included in the Teacher or Staff of the Year nominations
How to Submit:
Submit your nomination by 4:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month.
Teacher or Staff of the Year:
Teachers and staff members who receive Excellence Awards will be included in nominations for Teacher or
Staff of the Year. The process for selecting a Teacher of the Year includes the following steps:
1. Administrators will narrow all nominations and submit three finalists to the Central Office
after the selection of the March Excellence Award winner.
2. Each finalist will complete an application for Teacher of the Year, based on the application process for the Missouri Regional Teacher of the Year program and submit them by April 1.
3. Finalist applications will be reviewed and scored by the district Human Resources Committee the first week in April.
4. All finalists will be recognized at the annual Excellence Award Ceremony and the District Teacher and Staff of the Year will be announced.
5. The District Teacher of the Year will be nominated for Missouri Regional Teacher of the Year.