North Carolina Middle School Association
Team to Watch Award
Who is eligible to receive the award?
This award may be presented to any North Carolina practicing middle level team of teachers.
Who can nominate?
Though nominations will typically come from the Association membership, any individual in the same region may nominate someone for this award.
What are the criteria?
The award will be presented to a team that has demonstrated outstanding performance in the following areas:
1. Building team identity/cohesion
2. Curriculum knowledge and integration
3. Student achievement and success
4. Utilization of a variety of instructional strategies
5. Student recognition
6. Service projects
7. Special team activities
A narrative should be submitted as part of the nomination form describing the strengths of the team and addressing the above criteria.
What are the application requirements?
The application consists of the nomination data form including a narrative (not to exceed two typed pages written by team members and/or nominator describing the strengths of the team), and two letters of recommendation. The two letters of recommendation must be from professional colleagues. The letters of recommendation must be postmarked or faxed no later than November 30th to:
Pinehurst, NC 28374
(910) 215-5567 (FAX)
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Who will decide the recipient of this award?
The NCMSA Awards Committee will select the recipient from the nominations received this year.
When will the award be announced?
Winners will be notified by mid-January. One Team to Watch from each of the three NCMSA regions will be recognized at a general session of the North Carolina Middle School Association Annual Conference. Up to five members of the winning teaching team will receive complementary registration for the NCMSA state conference.
Please complete the form below, and don't forget to hit the "Submit" button when you are finished. Thanks for your nomination!