Marian Battey Andersen and Charles Wheaton Battey Outstanding Teacher Award

Award Amount: TBD

Marian Battey Andersen and Charles Wheaton Battey (sister and brother) attended the following Lincoln Public Schools:  Sheridan Elementary School, Irving Middle School, and Lincoln High School.  Marian and Chuck believed that their success in life was a direct result of the notable teachers they had while attending K-12 public schools.  After graduating Phi Beta Kappa from the University of NE, Marian Andersen enjoyed outstanding local and national service, including being the first woman and non-Lincoln person to head the University of NE Foundation (she also co-chaired its capital campaign).  Marian led numerous Omaha charities and national charities including the National Red Cross Board of Directors.  Chuck Battey graduated with honors from University of NE and served in executive positions with three major corporations.   He was the volunteer leader of many Kansas City organizations including United Way, Public Television, and Chamber of Commerce.

Who is Eligible

This annual award is given to recognize outstanding leadership or potential for leadership for Lincoln Public School teachers at Sheridan Elementary, Irving Middle School or Lincoln High School. A monetary award will be given to the recipient to use for their professional development.

Criteria

Selection of the award recipient will be based on the following (please use 500 words or less to describe how you will use the award funds and exhibit the following qualities):

  • Commitment – has students and learning as primary focus
  • Learner – has shown professional dedication to learning and improvement
  • Relationships – has demonstrated positive relationships in dealing with staff members as well as students and parents
  • Leadership – has exhibited positive leadership among staff members in ways that influence the students
  • Service – has demonstrated his/her commitment to educational excellence beyond their current sphere of responsibility
  • Approval – has the approval and support of this recommendation from his or her immediate supervisor
Who Can Apply

Any Sheridan Elementary, Irving Middle School or Lincoln High school educator may apply

Selection Committee

Selection committee is the Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools Scholarship and Awards committee.

Application Deadline

Deadline Extended to December 7, 2018

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