Get Ready for Awards Season!
Awards season is nearly here. Nominations will soon be open for several competitions to honor outstanding teachers and principals.
Among the awards to be given out:
The Marian Greenblatt Excellence in Education Master Teacher Award recognizes three full-time teachers in kindergarten through Grade 12 who have a demonstrated record of promoting student success, such as closing the achievement gap. One of the Master Teacher Award winners is chosen as the MCPS Teacher of the Year and goes on to represent the school district as a contender for the Maryland State Teacher of the Year award.
The Marian Greenblatt Excellence in Education Rising Star Teacher Award recognizes a first-, second-, third- or fourth-year full-time teacher in kindergarten through Grade 12 who has a demonstrated record of promoting student success.
The Washington Post Teacher of the Year Award (formerly the Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Award): The Washington Post Teacher of the Year Award recognizes a full-time teacher in prekindergarten through Grade 12 who instills in students a desire to learn and achieve.
The Washington Post Principal of the Year Award (formerly the Distinguished Educational Leadership Award): This award recognizes principals who go beyond the day-to-day demands of their position to create an exceptional educational environment.
The Shirley J. Lowrie Thank You for Teaching Award: The Shirley J. Lowrie “Thank You for Teaching” Award honors extraordinary elementary school teachers who have a deep dedication to the teaching profession.
The Superintendent’s Annual Mark Mann Excellence and Harmony Award: Established in 1991, this award honors MCPS principals who excel in promoting academic excellence, positive human relations and community outreach.
Principals and administrators, look for more information in a memo coming tomorrow, Oct. 19. The deadline to submit nominations will be Friday, Jan. 5, 2018.
More details will be available in the Oct. 25 issue of The Bulletin.