Educators of Excellence

Beginning in 2019, ECMECC began the Educators of Excellence awards program, which recognizes the great work of staff in your districts. In two school years, nearly 70 excellent educators have been honored with a framed certificate and gift card. Educators could include teachers, administrators, technology staff, para-professionals, clerical staff, custodians, bus drivers, or whoever you feel best reflects the values described below.

The ECMECC Educators of Excellence Award is given to educators who demonstrate innovative use of technology, strong leadership skills, community building, and positively impacts learning in their district.

  • Innovative use of technology: How did this nominee demonstrate effective use of technology to increase opportunities and accessibility for student learning? Describe how this nominee’s innovation has improved classroom instruction, teacher training and delivery, effective online programming, and other instructional accomplishments. Please limit response to 500 words.

  • Effective Leadership: How did this nominee demonstrate effective leadership in using, or the support of using technology to increase opportunities and accessibility for student learning? Be specific and describe examples to support the nominee’s activities.

  • Building Community: What particular changes have been instituted in the district that have been successful? What process was used to communicate and motivate the community?

  • Impact on Learning: What is the major impact of this nominee’s achievement? How has this work impacted learning within the district? Please cite specific examples and data to support these efforts. 

Educators of Excellence qualities and guidance:

Innovation

How did this nominee demonstrate the effective use of technology to increase opportunities and accessibility for student learning? Describe how this nominee’s innovation has improved classroom instruction, teacher training and delivery, effective online programming, and other instructional accomplishments.

Effective leadership

How did this nominee demonstrate effective leadership in using, or the support of using technology, to increase opportunities and accessibility for student learning? Be specific and describe examples to support the nominee’s activities. 

Building community

How did this nominee build community, sharing their innovation with parents, teachers, and educational leaders to affect the desired changes? What particular changes have been instituted in the district that have been successful? What process, possibly replicable by other districts, was used to communicate and motivate the community? 

 

Impact on learning

What is the major impact of this nominee’s achievement? How has this work impacted learning within the district? Please cite specific examples and data to support these efforts.