Outstanding People for Education Award

Do you know someone who has made a difference to a student in your district?

The purpose of the Outstanding People for Education award is to honor and recognize people in public education who are excelling in their field and/or making an impact in the quality of education in Allegan County.  Examples of whom you might nominate: a teacher or classroom aide; an administrator, secretary or board of education member; a bus driver, custodian, or other school support staff; a social worker, therapist, or consultant; a volunteer or community member who supports education.

Things to consider when submitting a nomination:

1. Someone involved in public education who has made a difference in the overall quality of education in Allegan County by: 

  • Demonstrating knowledge and skill in their area of responsibility.
  • Developing unique programs that have enhanced the classroom learning experience.
  • Playing a leadership role in education.
  • Being a true team player in a school setting.
  • Providing support for a program, service, or event that significantly impacts education.
  • Exhibiting an attitude that promotes a positive working and learning environment and reflects positively on our school district.

2. Someone who has made an impact on the quality of an individual student’s educational experience by:

  • Demonstrating sensitivity to the needs of individual students.
  • Providing service above and beyond, over and above their job description

Ready to submit a nomination? 

To submit a nomination, please complete the nomination form by clicking here