Alexander County Schools

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  • Alexander County Schools will host the second annual ACS Celebration on Thursday, May 4, 2017.

    We will have a recognition ceremony in the Alexander Central Auditorium at 6:00 p.m. followed by a reception in the Alexander Central High School Cafeteria. 

    We will recognize an employee of the year from the following categories:

    Teacher
    Principal
    First Year Teacher
    Certified Support Staff Member
    Classified Support Staff Member

    As an ACS employee, you can nominate someone for this honor.  Please read the instructions on each nomination form carefully.  If you have questions regarding a nomination, please contact Renee Meade at rmeade@alexander.k12.nc.us or 828-632-7001 ext. 212.

    The deadline for all nominations, supporting letters, and data forms is April 5, 2017.

    Click here to link to the forms.

  • Support Staff of the Year Award

    The Alexander County School System Support Staff of the Year Award will recognize an outstanding support staff member (one certified and one classified) who excels in providing services to students and their schools.

    Eligibility
    Alexander County School System Support Staff Members are eligible for nomination.  See the list below for Certified and Classified Support Staff positions.

    Procedures
    1. Any current Alexander County School System employee may nominate a support staff member for the award by completing the entire nomination application by the indicated deadline. Partial applications will not be considered.
    2. The selection committee identifies a candidate who best demonstrates excellence in the areas addressed by the selection criteria.
    4. The Support Staff of the Year will be announced at the annual ACS Celebration!

    Nominations are due by April 5, 2017.

    Questions regarding the nomination form or process may be directed to Renee Meade, Public Information/Communications Director.

    These lists are not all-inclusive; please call or email if you have questions.

    Certified Support Staff 
    Assistant Principals
    Instructional Technology Facilitators
    Counselors
    Behavioral Specialists
    Instructional Facilitators
    Instructional Coaches
    Psychologists
    PBIS Specialist
    Media Coordinators
    EC Specialist
    Directors
    Social Workers
    Speech Pathologist
    Nurses
    Directors
    Occupational Therapists
    Head Start Managers

    Classified Support Staff
    Teacher Assistants
    Bus Driver
    Bookkeepers
    Secretaries
    Receptionist
    Data Managers
    Central Office Technology Department
    Technology Assistants
    Family Advocates
    ISS Coordinators
    Language Facilitators
    Group Leaders
    Before and After School Care Staff
    Child Nutrition Staff
    Assistant Occupational Therapists
    Bus Monitors
    Permanent Non-Certified Substitutes
    Maintenance Staff
    Transportation Staff
    Attendance Specialists
    Student Advocates
    Speech Assistants
    Custodians
    Office Support

  • Principal of the Year Award

    The Alexander County School System Principal of the Year Award will recognize outstanding school leaders who have succeeded in providing high-quality learning opportunities for students and positive working conditions for employees.

    Eligibility
    Alexander County School System principals are eligible for nomination if they have at least four years’ experience as an administrator (years may be a combination of assistant principal, principal, and central office experience).  

    Procedures
    1. Any current Alexander County School System employee may nominate a principal for the award by completing the entire nomination application by the indicated deadline. Partial applications will not be considered. Nominators are encouraged to collaborate to create one submission per principal. The number of submissions received per nominee will not influence the selection process.  Each nomination must have a letter of support from an ACS employee.
    2. The principal must complete a Data Form.
    3. The selection committee identifies a candidate who best demonstrates excellence in the areas addressed by the selection criteria.
    4. The Principal of the Year will be announced at the annual ACS Celebration!

    Nominations are due by April 5, 2017.


    Questions regarding the nomination form or process may be directed to Renee Meade, Public Information/Communications Director.

  • First Year Teacher of the Year Award

    The Alexander County School System First Year Teacher of the Year Award will recognize an outstanding first year teacher who has excelled in their first year of teaching.

    Eligibility
    Alexander County School System first year teachers are eligible for nomination.

    Procedures
    1. Any current Alexander County School System employee may nominate a first year teacher for the award by completing the entire nomination application by the indicated deadline. Partial applications will not be considered.
    2. The first year teacher must complete the First Year Teacher Data Form.
    3. The selection committee identifies a candidate who best demonstrates excellence in the areas addressed by the selection criteria.
    4. The First Year Teacher of the Year will be announced at the annual ACS Celebration!

    Nominations are due by April 5, 2017.

    Questions regarding the nomination form or process may be directed to Renee Meade, Public Information/Communications Director.

     

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