Staff Recognition Program

 
Nomination Window CLOSED
Please make sure your nominee meets the requirements listed below

Support Staff Member of the Year recipients should possess and consistently demonstrate:

  • Completed three or more consecutive years employment with LHUSD serving in a support role.
  • Strong leadership qualities (leads change process, improves work climate, engages in shared leadership and team building).
  • Commitment to high standards (demonstrates capacity for sustained effort and hard work; sets high standards of performance for self and others).
  • Clear vision and commitment to service (focuses on achievement and results).
  • A higher level of professionalism (serves as a role model).
  • Exceptional skills and knowledge related to position (communicates effectively, demonstrates technical expertise and continued growth).
  • Significant impact and influence (has made a difference at site/district/county/ community level).
  • Energy, enthusiasm, a positive attitude, and dependability.

Teacher of the Year recipients should possess and consistently demonstrate:

  • Completed three or more consecutive years employment with LHUSD serving as a classroom teacher.
  • The ability to create a love of learning in students of all abilities and backgrounds.
  • A commitment to high standards for students, self, and others.
  • A strong sense of values, integrity, and professional ethics; serves as a role model for professionalism.
  • The ability to learn and experiment with new ideas in order to expand his or her professional knowledge base.
  • Strong human relations/strong cooperative skills with students, parents, colleagues, administration, and community.
  • Knowledge of subject and curriculum content, of student growth and development, of instruction and assessment.
  • Clear vision and understanding of his or her beliefs and practices.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Energy, enthusiasm, a positive attitude, and dependability.
  • Significant impact and influence -  has made a difference at site/district/community.

Rookie Teacher of the Year recipients should possess and consistently demonstrate:

  • Between one and three years employment with LHUSD serving as a classroom teacher.
  • The ability to create a love of learning in students of all abilities and backgrounds.
  • A commitment to high standards for students, self, and others.
  • A strong sense of values, integrity, and professional ethics; serves as a role model for professionalism.
  • Strong human relations/strong cooperative skills with students, parents, colleagues, administration, and community.
  • Knowledge of subject and curriculum content, of student growth and development, of instruction and assessment.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Energy, enthusiasm, a positive attitude, and dependability.
The LHUSD Teacher of the Year will be nominated for the Arizona Rural Teacher of the Year through Arizona Rural Schools Association. All recognized employees will be honored at the May Chamber of Commerce Mixer.