Florence J. Clark Award for Excellence in Middle School Teaching

Award Amount: $5,000 each (two recipients)

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.

Who is Eligible:

All Lincoln Public Schools middle school teachers are eligible, for example: teachers, counselors and specialists. Nominations may be submitted by any individual or group. Self-nominations are accepted.

Criteria:

LPS middle school teachers who demonstrate excellence in middle school teaching and work toward continuous improvement in student achievement and development.

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:

Selection of award winners is facilitated by the Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools Scholarships and Awards Committee.

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