2016 Award Nomination – County Commissioners of the Year

This honor is presented to a board of county commissioners that has demonstrated extraordinary leadership that advances student achievement. Please read the criteria, eligibility requirements, and nomination specifications before submitting your application. All instructions must be followed, or the entry may be disqualified. 

To be considered for this award, please complete and submit your nomination materials by Tuesday, October 4. Good luck!

Please complete this form online; mailed or faxed forms cannot be accepted. Please answer each question as thoroughly as possible. Once you begin this form, you must complete it in its entirety. You will NOT be able to save your work within this form. It is recommended that you complete and gather all necessary documents. Once you are ready to submit, complete the form and upload all documents.

Click here to download entry forms. Word format    PDF format

Criteria for Consideration

The board receiving the award will have demonstrated some or all of these qualities in the past year.

  • Focus on students by fostering an environment in which the student can develop and flourish
  • Developed collaboration with local school board, social agencies and/or community groups, including other governing bodies
  • Worked well with the local school board

Eligibility Requirements

  • Nominated by the local school board

Nomination Specifications

  • Completed entry form
  • Completed official endorsement form
  • One-page narrative on the board’s leadership accomplishments during the school year, typed and double-spaced
  • Photo of the full board of commissioners, print quality
  • Optional supporting materials, such as news articles, promotional handouts, etc.

Optional Backup Material

The judges will make decisions based on responses to the prompt on the entry form and the one-page narrative. Backup materials are welcomed, but they are optional and will not significantly affect the judges’ decisions. Send backup materials that support the nomination only.

Submission Deadline

All items listed under the Nomination Specifications must be received by NCSBA on or before October 4, 2016.

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