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Nominate an Outstanding Classified Staff Member of the Year

NEW UPDATE (as of 2/2/15): The Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation received many great nominations for certificated staff ---Thanks to all who responded by January 31. However, they are still looking for nominations of outstanding CLASSIFIED school employees to be considered for the 2015 Classified Educator of the Year award. The deadline for classified only nominationhas been extended to Friday, February 6. Classified staff include: paraeducators, kitchen staff, technology support, secretaries, custodians and grounds workers, bus drivers and mechanics, and other district office employees who help support teachers, ensure schools run smoothly, and maintain the district's buildings and resources. Please see below for instructions to how to submit a nomination.
 
 
The Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation “Educator of the Year” program is an annual event that recognizes and honors exemplary educators in the Snoqualmie Valley School District. 
 
Who do you know who exemplifies the following selection criteria?
  • Inspires students of all backgrounds and abilities to learn;
  • Has the respect and admiration of students, parents, and colleagues;
  • Leads by example;
  • Plays an active and useful role in the scholastic environment.
Award Categories: Four educators are honored each year, including one from each of the following categories:
  • Elementary School: Kindergarten through 5th grade certificated staff (teacher, counselor, principal, librarian, etc.)
  • Middle School: 6th grade through 8th grade certificated staff
  • High School: 9th grade through 12th grade certificated staff
  • Classified Staff (custodian, food server, bus driver, secretary, paraeducator, technician, etc.)
Eligibility: The nominee must be a staff member employed by the Snoqualmie Valley School District for a minimum of three years.

Nominators: Students, parents, educators or other members of the community can nominate an educator for this recognition. Fill out the  nomination form found on the Schools Foundation website.

Process: Nomination packages must be postmarked to the Schools Foundation by January 31, 2015. An independent selection committee comprised of community leaders will review applications. (NEW: The deadline for nominating a classified employee has been extended to February 6, 2015.)

Winners will be notified by the first week of March, and invited to be guests of honor at the Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation’s “Small Hands to Big Plans” annual spring luncheon on March 19, 2015 at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge.
 
For more information about the Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation and programs it supports for all our students, visit their website at: www.svsfoundation.org.