• Follow county guidelines for selecting School Service Personnel Employee of the Year.
  • The nominating individual/organization will submit an application packet by the dates required to the County Board of Education.
  • A panel appointed by the County Superintendent will decide the County School Service Personnel Employee of the Year based on both state and county criteria.
  • The winner will submit his/her application to the West Virginia Department of Education by 4:00 pm on May 1, 2019.
  • Signed letter of consent from the County Superintendent stating that the applicant is the county’s official nominee for the 2019 West Virginia School Service Personnel Employee of the Year Program;
  • Application Form completed by Nominee;
  • A list of continuing education or training courses
  • A list of community service activities, membership of organizations or committees (e.g. local school improvement council), or any awards, recommendations or recognitions
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation:
    • No more than two (2) letters of recommendation will be accepted.
    • One from Nominee’s principal or immediate supervisor
    • One from a colleague, administrator, teacher, parent, civic/community leader or student
    • Letters must provide specific examples of the Nominee’s contributions to his/her school and district
    • Letters must be distinct and different in content;
  • Statement of Nominating Committee Form:
    • Form must be completed by Nominating Committee; and
  • List of Examples of Nominee’s Exemplary Performance:
    • Provide specific examples of activities that demonstrate exemplary performance that promotes student learning (e.g. activities that create safe/healthy schools and/or positive relationships with parents, students, coworkers and community members).

Note: Additional uploaded documents or pages beyond the requirements will not be considered.

  • A panel appointed by the West Virginia Superintendent of Schools will review online application submissions.
  • Following a review of the applications of all county nominations, the state review panel will select a finalist. The name of the state selected finalist will be forwarded to the West Virginia Superintendent of Schools as the West Virginia School Service Personnel Employee of the Year.

The West Virginia Superintendent of Schools will contact the employee’s county superintendent during May or June.