2016 Award Nomination – School Board Member Leadership

This honor is presented to one school board member who has demonstrated extraordinary leadership during the school year. Please read the School Board Member Leadership Award 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.

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Criteria for Consideration

The nominee has demonstrated some or all of the following qualities in the past year

  • Served above and beyond the call of duty
  • Advocated for students at the local, state, and/or federal levels
  • Demonstrated a focus on student achievement in the district
  • Worked well with fellow board members
  • Pursued self-improvement and growth in boardsmanship through NCSBA programs
  • Demonstrated such service that warrants special recognition
  • Displayed a high quality of service with emphasis on the previous academic year
  • Noted accomplishments of the local board of education during the nominee’s term on the board

Eligibility Requirements

  • Participated in board development activities, particularly in the previous 12 months
  • Currently a board member, or completed his or her last term in the 2015-2016 school year
  • Complied with statutory training requirements for school board members
  • Complied with 2-hour ethics training requirement for local governments

Nomination Specifications

Entries must include the following in order to qualify.

  • Completed entry form
  • Completed official endorsement form
  • One-page narrative on the nominee’s leadership accomplishments during the school year, typed and double spaced
  • Evidence of statutory training
  • Evidence of 2-hour ethics training
  • Photo of nominee, print quality
  • Letters of support (optional, no more than 2)
  • Supporting materials, such as news articles, promotional handouts, etc. (optional)

Optional Backup Material

The judges will make decisions based on responses to the prompt on the entry form and the one-page narrative. Additional consideration will be given to letters of support. Other backup materials are welcomed, but they are optional and will not significantly affect the judges’ decisions    .

Submission Deadline

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

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