Outstanding Employee Awards

Nominations are now open for the Outstanding Employee Awards!

Staff, students, and community members can nominate a Bryant High School Employee for the 2021 FCPS Outstanding Employee Award.  To submit a nomination for Bryant High School Outstanding Employee in one of the categories below, please complete the nomination through Google form links below.

You may nominate one employee at our school or multiple employees (one individual may only nominate one employee per category.)

All that is required for a preliminary nomination is a paragraph or two about how this employee demonstrates exceptional work in the criteria for that category. The google form link and the eligibility requirements are listed below.

Outstanding Teacher 

Eligibility: Has at least three years of experience as a teacher (in any school/school district); librarians are included in this category

Eligibility and Criteria - Outstanding Teacher

To be eligible for nomination a teacher must:

  • Have completed at least three full years of teaching
  • Be aware of and in agreement with this nomination

Nominees must be teachers who:

  • Instill in students a desire to learn and achieve.
  • Understand the individual needs of students, encourage their talents and foster their self-esteem.
  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of subject matter and the ability to share it effectively with students.
  • Foster cooperative relationships and engage with their colleagues and the community.
  • Demonstrate outstanding leadership.
  • Foster an environment where diversity in all of its forms is valued and appreciated and demonstrate keeping equity at the center of their work.
  • Contribute to one or more of the following Ignite Goals, in the FCPS Strategic Plan:
    • Student Success
    • Caring Culture
    • Premier Workforce
    • Resource Stewardship

Nominate - Outstanding Teacher

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Outstanding New Teacher

Eligibility: Has up to three years of experience as a teacher (in any school/school district); librarians are included in this category

Eligibility and Criteria - Outstanding New Teacher

To be eligible for nomination a new teacher must:

  • Be within the first 3 years of their teaching career
  • Be aware of and in agreement with this nomination

Nominees must be new teachers who:

  • Exhibit superior instructional skills
  • Interact exceptionally well with students
  • Demonstrate excellent ability to communicate and engage with faculty, staff, parents and the community
  • Foster an environment where diversity in all of its forms is valued and appreciated and demonstrate keeping equity at the center of their work.
  • Contribute to one or more of the following Ignite Goals, in the FCPS Strategic Plan:
    • Student Success
    • Caring Culture
    • Premier Workforce
    • Resource Stewardship

Nominate - Outstanding New Teacher

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Outstanding Principal

Eligibility: Has at least three years of experience as a building principal (in any school/school district)

Eligibility and Criteria - Outstanding Principal

To be eligible for nomination a principal must:

  • Currently work as an elementary, middle, secondary or high school principal in FCPS (Assistant or Associate principals are not eligible for this particular award – consider nominating them for Outstanding Leader)
  • Have begun their fourth year as a building principal (experience in an acting capacity is not counted)
  • Be aware of and in agreement with this nomination

Nominees must be principals who:

  • Manage effectively
  • Demonstrate and encourage creativity and innovation
  • Foster cooperation between the school and the community
  • Maintain a continuing dialogue with students and parents as well as faculty and staff
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field of education
  • Encourage team spirit
  • Demonstrate leadership and exemplify commitment
  • Continue to play an active role in the classroom
  • Foster an environment where diversity in all of its forms is valued and appreciated and demonstrate keeping equity at the center of their work.
  • Contribute to one or more of the following Ignite Goals, in the FCPS Strategic Plan:
    • Student Success
    • Caring Culture
    • Premier Workforce
    • Resource Stewardship

Nominate - Outstanding Principal

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Outstanding New Principal

Eligibility: Has up to three years of experience as a building principal (in any school/school district)

Eligibility and Criteria - Outstanding New Principal

To be eligible for nomination a new principal must: 

  • Be within the first 3 years of their assignment as building principal (in any school/district)
  • Be aware of and in agreement with this nomination

Nominees should be new principals who:

  • Gather, analyze and use data for student achievement.
  • Communicate a clear vision for school improvement and stakeholder engagement.
  • Maintain effective discipline and foster a safe environment for students and staff.
  • Exhibit effective communication skills when working with staff and community members.
  • Model professionalism and promote the professional growth of others.
  • Foster an environment where diversity in all of its forms is valued and appreciated and demonstrate keeping equity at the center of their work.
  • Contribute to one or more of the following Ignite Goals, in the FCPS Strategic Plan:
    • Student Success
    • Caring Culture
    • Premier Workforce
    • Resource Stewardship

Nominate - Outstanding New Principal

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Outstanding Leader 

Eligibility: At least one year of experience in their current position as a Schedule-C or School-Based Administrator scale employee (that is not the building principal):

Common positions in this category: Assistant and Associate Principals, Director of Student Activities, Director of Student Services

Eligibility and Criteria - Outstanding Leader (School-Based)

To be eligible for nomination a school-based leader must:

  • Currently work as a full-time or part-time Schedule C or School-Based administrator who has completed at least one contracted year of employment with FCPS in this position.
  • Be aware of and in agreement with this nomination

 Common positions in this category: Associate Principal, Assistant Principal, Director of Student Services, Director of Student Activities

Nominees should be school-based leaders who:

  • Provide a unique and exceptional contribution to FCPS through their work.
  • Demonstrate commitment and leadership in their field.
  • Foster cooperative relationships with colleagues and/or the community.
  • Foster an environment where diversity in all of its forms is valued and appreciated and demonstrate keeping equity at the center of their work.
  • Contribute to one or more of the following Ignite Goals, in the FCPS Strategic Plan:
    • Student Success
    • Caring Culture
    • Premier Workforce
    • Resource Stewardship

Nominate - Outstanding Leader (School-Based)

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Professional Employee 

Eligibility: At least one year experience in current position as a Schedule-B employee or other non-instructional employee in a school that supports school leadership

Common positions in this category: School-Based Technology Specialist, Technology Support Specialist, Assessment Coach, Career Center Specialist, Instructional Coach, Psychologist, Social Worker, School Counselor, Safety and Security Specialist, Resource Teachers that serve in an administrative role in a school

Eligibility and Criteria - Professional Employee (School-Based)

To be eligible for nomination a school-based professional employee must:

  • Have completed at least one year of contracted full-time or part-time professional employment in FCPS in their current position
  • Currently work as a Schedule-B employee in an FCPS school or center, or in a non-instructional position that supports school leadership.
  • Be aware of and in agreement with this nomination.

Common positions in this category: School-Based Technology Specialist, Technology Support Specialist, Assessment Coach, Career Center Specialist, Instructional Coach, Psychologist, Social Worker, Speech Pathologist School Counselor, Systems of Support Administrator, Safety and Security Specialist other employee paid as a Resource Teacher who serves in a non-instructional or administrative role in the school

Nominees should be school-based professional employees who:

  • Provide a unique and exceptional contribution to FCPS through their work.
  • Demonstrate commitment and leadership in their field.
  • Foster cooperative relationships with colleagues and/or the community.
  • Foster an environment where diversity in all of its forms is valued and appreciated and demonstrate keeping equity at the center of their work.
  • Contribute to one or more of the following Ignite Goals, in the FCPS Strategic Plan:
    • Student Success
    • Caring Culture
    • Premier Workforce
    • Resource Stewardship

Nominate - Professional Employee

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Eligibility and Criteria - Outstanding Operational Employee

Eligibility: At least one year of experience in current position as Schedule-A or Classroom Instructional Support Scale employee

Common positions in this category: Administrative and Office Staff, Safety and Security Assistant, Custodial Staff, Food Service Staff, IA, PHA, PHTA, All Parent Liaisons (regardless of how they are paid) 

To be eligible for nomination, a school-based operational employee must:

  • Have completed at least one year of contracted full-time or part-time operational employment in FCPS.
  • Currently work on the Schedule-A, Schedule-H, or Classroom Instructional Support (CIS) Scale in an FCPS school
  • Be aware of and in agreement with this nomination.

Common positions in this category: administrative and office assistants, custodial staff, food service staff, IA, PHA, PHTA, all parent liaisons

 

Nominees should be school-based operational employees who:

  • Provide a unique and exceptional contribution to FCPS through their work.
  • Demonstrate commitment and leadership in their field.
  • Foster cooperative relationships with colleagues and/or the community.
  • Foster an environment where diversity in all of its forms is valued and appreciated and demonstrate keeping equity at the center of their work.
  • Contribute to one or more of the following Ignite Goals, in the FCPS Strategic Plan:
    • Student Success
    • Caring Culture
    • Premier Workforce
    • Resource Stewardship

Nominate - Outstanding Operational Employee

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The deadline to submit a nomination is November 20, 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact Toni Epps at @email.

Link to Employee Awards Nominations Forms and Criteria:

Eligibility and Criteria List for Each School-Based Award 2021