Nominations Due April 21 for Dearborn Public Schools Impact Award To Recognize Non-Teaching Staff
-Nominations from students and parents welcome to celebrate non-teaching staff members
Children become successful thanks to their own talents and initiative, but critical to getting them on
the right track are the combined efforts of many adults, at home and in school.
Students and parents have the opportunity to recognize Dearborn Public Schools staff members,
besides teachers, who make outstanding contributions to helping students, enhancing the classroom
environment or providing excellent customer service in other roles.
Nominations are welcome for the Impact award, introduced in 2015 by the Dearborn Public Schools.
The deadline for submitting nominations is noon on April 21, 2017.
Just as the Teacher of Year award celebrates the classroom teachers, the Impact Award recognizes all
other (non-teaching) staff members who demonstrate the District’s Core Values. Nominees should be
consistently professional, personable and polite as they work with students, contribute to the
classroom environment, and provide overall customer service as they work to create a better Dearborn
District employees who are eligible for the Impact Award include full or part time staff members
employed with the Dearborn Public Schools for more than three years.
Examples of staff members who are eligible include Principals, Parapros, Custodians, Bus Drivers,
Food Service Staff, Social Workers, Skilled Trades, Computer Technicians, or anyone who is not a
classroom teacher but works for the Dearborn Public Schools.
Previous nominees may be nominated, however previous Impact Award winners may not win again.
Nomination forms with a complete list of qualifications can be found and completed online at
www.dearbornschools.org. Printed nomination forms are available in all school offices and the
District’s Administration Office, 18700 Audette, Dearborn 48124.
Four winners will be announced on May 16 at the annual Green Tie Event, sponsored by the Dearborn
Education Foundation. Winners will receive $500 and an engraved award.
For more information about nominating a staff member, or any aspect of the Impact Awards, contact
the Communications Office at 313-827- 3006 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.