The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking nominations from the public for its 18th Annual Awards for Distinguished Service to Public Education. The awards are sponsored by the Board to recognize and show appreciation to individuals (including students), groups and organizations that have made exemplary contributions to public education in Montgomery County.
Nominations will be accepted in the following categories:
· Community individual
· Community group
· Montgomery County Public Schools staff
· School service volunteer
· Individual pioneer
“Individual Pioneer” award nominees are individuals who may not be active currently, but have made extraordinary contributions in the past. The nominee’s contributions must have had a profound effect on the school system over a sustained period of time.
Nominations in other categories must be of individuals (including MCPS students), groups, or organizations that have, within the past three years, provided service, support, and commitment to public education as demonstrated by:
· An outstanding contribution of time and expertise to school system programs
· Development and/or implementation of an exemplary program or project, or
· A contribution that resulted in systemwide benefit
Nomination forms are available in six languages on the Board of Education website or may be obtained from the Board office at the address below. To receive a nomination form by mail, call 301-279-3617. Completed nomination forms must be received in the Board of Education office by 5 p.m. on February 13, 2015.
Mail completed forms to:
Montgomery County Board of Education
850 Hungerford Drive, Room 123
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Visit the Board of Education website for more information.