The nominee must be a current employee of the Mequon-Thiensville School District.
The nominee must have been employed as a staff member of Mequon-Thiensville School District for at least one full school year (since September 2021).
Any teacher receiving the award in the past 10 years is ineligible (see previous winners). Ineligibility also applies to anyone retiring or leaving the district at the end of the current school year.
MTSD staff members, students, parents and guardians are encouraged to submit nominations. Additionally, MTSD staff members may nominate themselves.
Selection Criteria Award selection criteria include, but are not limited to the nominee's:
leadership and communication skills
willingness to become involved and share instructional expertise with students as well as colleagues
positive impact on students, particularly in the promotion of academic excellence and goodness
ability to incorporate new teaching methods, technology, and curriculum in the classroom
commitment to mentoring students and/or colleagues
respect and recognition by peers as someone who goes above and beyond the normal expectations of the position
Selection Process Nominations are reviewed by the Excellence in Education committee and forwarded to nominees. Each nominee is then asked to complete an Educator Application form and given the opportunity to provide an additional recommendation. Recipients are selected and announced in June.