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2019 Classified School Employee of the Year Nominations

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) is now accepting nominations for the 2019 PSESD Classified School Employee of the Year. This annual award recognizes and honors the work of school and district classified staff. PSESD’s Regional Classified School Employee of the Year will serve as one of nine finalists for OSPI’s annual statewide award, which will be announced in the spring.

Teachers, classified staff, community members, businesses, service organizations, parents and caregivers, students, anyone can nominate! All you need is basic information about your nominee (job title, school, contact information) and a statement of nomination.

Nominees will be evaluated based on their professional biography, outstanding work performance, professional leadership and collaboration, and any other unique qualities or circumstances.

Submit your nominations!

Nominations close January 25, 2019.

Once a nomination has been submitted, OSPI will send the nominee, their supervisor, and their regional coordinator, a copy of the nomination and a link to the online application.  The application includes biographical information, a few essays, a resume and letters of recommendation. Nominees must submit an application to be considered for their region’s finalist.

The regional winner will become a nominee in the state program. The state recipients will be honored at an awards ceremony and invited to attend the Governor’s reception for exceptional educators.

Visit OSPI’s Classified School Employee of the Year web page for the full details.

To assist applicants in preparing their materials, please see OSPI’s selection rubric.

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Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) is now accepting nominations for the 2019 PSESD Classified School Employee of the Year. This annual award recognizes and honors the work of school and district classified staff. PSESD’s Regional Classified School Employee of the Year will serve as one of nine finalists for OSPI’s annual statewide award, which will be announced in the spring.

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