Educator Awards

Linked titles are still open for nominations.

  • NEW: Dolores N. Mather Award for Language Arts Teaching
    Eligibility: Teachers at Prescott, Brownell, Pyrtle and Elliott elementary schools.

  • Florence J. Clark Award for Excellence in Middle School Teaching
    Eligibility: Any LPS middle school educators (teachers, counselors, specialists, etc.).

  • Helen Krieger Outstanding Healthcare Provider Award
    Eligibility: Any certified or licensed nurse in LPS.

  • NEW: Jill Oestmann Reading Educator Award
    Eligibility: Any LPS reading teacher.

  • John Prasch Health and Physical Fitness Award
    Eligibility: Any certified or licensed LPS educator who has made a significant contribution to students' lives by promoting health and physical fitness.

  • Leola Bullock Multicultural Award
    Eligibility: Any LPS employee who has been an innovative leader and made a significant contribution to fostering understanding of our multicultural society.

  • Marian Battey Andersen and Charles Wheaton Battey Outstanding Teacher Award
    Eligibility: Teachers at Sheridan Elementary, Irving Middle or Lincoln High schools.

  • Marie Bourke Leadership Award
    Eligibility: Any current principal or emerging leader in LPS.

  • Mike Troester Outstanding LSE Educator Award
    Eligibility: Any educator at Southeast High School.

  • Myrtle Clark Outstanding Mathematics Award
    Eligibility: Any LPS mathematics educator.

  • Nancy Muehlhausen Counseling Award
    Eligibility: Any current or soon-to-be LPS counselors.

  • R. L. Fredstrom Leadership Award
    Eligibility: Any LPS teacher or coordinator demonstrating outstanding leadership or potential for leadership.

  • Ruth I. Eickman Outstanding Early Childhood Educator Award
    Eligibility: Any certified LPS early childhood educator.

  • Sawin Soul Work Award
    Eligibility: Any LPS administrator (non-principal) who strives to support teaching and learning to create a world-class school district.

  • Travis Berry Outstanding Lincoln High Educator Award
    Eligibility: Educators at Lincoln High School.

  • Union Bank and Trust Award for Excellence in Financial Literacy Education
    Eligibility: Any LPS educator who strives to find creative ways to incorporate financial literacy in their classroom.

Questions? Contact Bailey Feit at or 402-436-1856.