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Non-Teaching Staff Members Recognition-Nominate Your Favorite Staff Member

Nominations Due May 9 for 

Dearborn Public Schools Impact Award

To Recognize Non-Teaching Staff


-Nominations from student and parents welcome to celebrate non-teaching staff members


Children become successful thanks to their own talents and initiative, but critical to getting them on the right track are the combined efforts of many adults, at home and in school.

Students and parents have the opportunity to recognize Dearborn Public Schools staff members, besides teachers, who make outstanding contributions to helping students, enhancing the classroom environment or providing excellent customer service in other roles.

Nominations are welcome for the Impact award, introduced in 2015 by the Dearborn Public Schools.  The deadline for submitting nominations is noon on May 9, 2016.

Just as the Teacher of Year of the year award celebrates the classroom teachers, the Impact Award recognizes all other staff members who demonstrate the district’s CORE Values and are consistently professional, personable and polite as they work with students, contribute to the classroom environment, and provide overall customer service.

Examples of staff members who are eligible include Principals, Para pros, Custodians, Bus Drivers, Food Service Staff, Social Workers, Skilled Trades, Computer Technicians, or anyone who is not a classroom teacher but works for the Dearborn Public Schools.

District employees who are eligible for the Impact Award include full or part time staff members employed with the Dearborn Public Schools for more than three years, who provide ongoing demonstration of the district’s Core Values, and are consistently personable, professional and polite as they work to create a better Dearborn Public Schools.

Previous nominees may be nominated, however previous Impact Award winners may not win again.

Nomination forms with a complete list of qualifications can be found and completed online atwww.dearbornschools.org.  Printed nomination forms are available in all school offices and the district’s Administration Office, 18700 Audette, Dearborn 48124.

Four winners will be announced on May 25 at the annual Green Tie Event, sponsored by the Dearborn Education Foundation.  Winners will receive $500 and an engraved award.

For more information about nominating a staff member or any aspect of the Impact Awards, contact the Communications Office at 313-827-3006 or email communications@dearbornschools.org.