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MCPS–Montgomery County NAACP
Excellence in Education Awards
About the Awards
The 2012-2013 school year marks the presentation of the fifth annual MCPS–Montgomery County NAACP Excellence in Education Principal and Teacher of the Year Awards.
One MCPS principal and one MCPS teacher will be recognized for their commitment to closing the achievement gap through programs meeting the academic and social needs of all students. The awards will be presented at the Sunday, May 2013, Annual Freedom Fund Dinner.
Who Can Be Nominated?
Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) principals and teachers
Who Can Nominate a Principal or Teacher?
A student, parent, teacher, support staff, administrator, or community member may nominate someone for the award. Self nominations will be accepted.
How Do You Nominate Someone?
Read the criteria and submit a nomination packet including the following:
- Current resume of nominee
- A description of contributions the nominee has made in each of the nomination criteria (no more than 5 pages total and no more than 5 pages of support documents)
- Two black and white or color photographs of the nominee (2X3 head and shoulder preferred)
Where & When to Submit
- Principal of the Year: February 15, 2013
- Teacher of the Year: February15, 2013
If you have questions about the award or the award process, call
- Mrs. Lucy Hayes: 301-996-4499, NAACP Communications/Publicity Chair
- Mr. Levi D. DeLaine: 301-517-8257
- Principal of the Year: Mr. Benjamin Ou Yang, principal of Parkland MS
- Teacher of the Year: Ms. Jacob Scott, teacher at Blair HS
- Principal of the Year: Mr. Bertram Generlette, principal of Piney Branch ES
- Teacher of the Year: Ms. Holly Pasquale, teacher at Takoma Park MS
- Principal of the Year: Mrs. Jeanette Dixon, principal of Paint Branch HS
- Teacher of the Year: Miss. Angel Mason, teacher at Mill Creek Towne ES