District News ➤ Article 19028
Thumbnail Image for Article 190282017-18 Board of Education Outstanding Service Awards Nomination Form
Posted Date: 03/02/2018

Each year, the Board of Education recognizes individual employees and volunteers for their outstanding service to Andover Public Schools through the Board of Education Outstanding Service Awards program. We invite you to nominate an employee, school volunteer, business or community/civic organization for the great work they do to support the Andover school district.
CLICK HERE TO FILL OUT A NOMINATION FORM.

The nomination form will be open from March 2 – 19. The awards ceremony will take place Monday, May 7 at Andover High School at 7:00 p.m.

Here are details and descriptions for the different awards:

  • Golden Apple Award - certified staff member with four or more years in USD 385
    • Educational effectiveness (effective instructional techniques, classroom organization, behavior management), zeal in promoting the advancement of education (professional, enthusiastic), ability to inspire all students (effective rapport with students)
  • Bright Red Apple Award - certified staff new to the profession (first, second or third-year teacher)
    • Educational effectiveness (effective instructional techniques, classroom organization, behavior management), zeal in promoting the advancement of education (professional, enthusiastic), ability to inspire all students (effective rapport with students)
  • School Bell Award - classified staff
    • Outstanding contributions to the building or district that had a significant impact on services, continuous support to the success of the building or district, zeal in providing support (professional, enthusiastic, willing to do more than expected)
  • Helping Hand Award - school volunteer in each school
    • Outstanding contributions to the building that significantly impacted students, continuous support to the success of the building or district, zeal in providing support (enthusiastic, willing to do more than expected)
  • Gold Key Award - individual, business, or community/civic organization
    • Outstanding contributions to the district that significantly impacted the students and the school district
  • Spark Award - individual staff member
    • Instrumental role in the district, exudes energy, enthusiasm, and excellence in all their endeavors, inspiration to others and significantly impacts students and the school district

Thank you for taking a moment to nominate a person or organization so that we may honor their hard work and dedication to Andover Public Schools.