Nominations Open for Annual Distinguished Service to Public Education Awards
The Board of Education is accepting applications for awards open to individuals, groups and organizations in Montgomery County. The deadline to submit is Friday, March 6.
The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking nominations from the public for its 23rd Annual Awards for Distinguished Service to Public Education. The awards are sponsored by the Board to recognize and show appreciation to individuals (including students), groups and organizations that have made exemplary contributions to public education in Montgomery County.
Nominations will be accepted in the following categories:
- community individual (which can include students)
- community group
- MCPS staff
- school service volunteer
- individual pioneer
“Individual Pioneer award” nominees are individuals who, although they may not be active currently, have made extraordinary contributions in the past. The nominee’s contributions must have had a profound effect on the school system over a sustained period of time.
Nominations in other categories must be of individuals (including MCPS students), groups or organizations that have, within the past three years, provided service, support and commitment to public education as demonstrated by:
- an outstanding contribution of time and expertise to school system programs,
- the development and/or implementation of an exemplary program or project, or
- a contribution that results in systemwide benefit.
Nomination forms are available on the Board of Education website or from the Board office. Completed nomination forms must be received in the Board of Education office by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 6.
Mail completed forms to:
Montgomery County Board of Education
Carver Educational Services Center
850 Hungerford Drive, Room 123
Rockville, Maryland 20850
For more information, contact Danielle Susskind or Becky Gibson in the Montgomery County Board of Education office at 240-740-3030.