About the Award
The Award for Excellence in Middle School Teaching was established by Florence J. Clark, a former middle school teacher and counselor at Irving Middle School who retired as assistant principal at Mickle Middle School in 1985 after 35 years of teaching and administration. Florence believed that middle school teachers have unique qualities and deserve special recognition. This Award will annually recognize two outstanding middle school teachers in the Lincoln Public Schools. Middle school teachers honored by the award demonstrate excellence in middle school teaching and work toward continuous improvement in student achievement and development.
Applying for the Award
Application Open: September 30, 2020–November 30, 2020
Award Amount: $5,000
Number of Award Available: 2
Criteria: All Lincoln Public Schools middle school teachers are eligible, for example: teachers, counselors and specialists.
Nominating Process: Nominations may be submitted by any individual or group. Self-nominations are accepted. Teachers who are nominated will be asked to submit a resume.
Selection Process: Selection of award winners is facilitated by the Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools Scholarships and Awards Committee. A focus is placed on selecting a middle school teachers who demonstrate excellence in middle school teaching and work toward continuous improvement in student achievement and development.