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Staff Excellence

Purpose
This award recognizes a staff member in the College of Education who consistently makes outstanding contributions in support of faculty, staff, students, administrators and all those served by the College of Education and Human Development.

Eligibility
College of Education and Human Development staff (full-time or part-time) are eligible for nomination. Individuals may not receive this award more than once in a five-year period.

Selection Criteria

  1. Consistently goes above and beyond in providing outstanding service to students, alumni, faculty, staff, administrators and others served by the College.
  2. Initiates efforts to improve processes and operations within his/her areas of responsibility.
  3. Engages in professional development activities which contribute to the goals and mission of the College.
  4. Demonstrates leadership and engages in teamwork to provide a positive work environment for all in the College.
  5. Each nomination and supporting letter must be at least 200 words, with a maximum of 500.

Selection Process
Nominations are reviewed and selected by the College of Education and Human Development Awards and Recognition Committee. Award recipients will be notified by early-April. Awards will be presented at the College of Education and Human Development Awards and Recognition Celebration.

Nomination Process
Nominations may originate from the Dean or other College administrators, department chairs, program directors, department committees, individual faculty, staff or students. Self-nominations will not be accepted. Nominations and letters of support should clearly identify and document how the nominee meets each of the criteria listed above.

Submit by the deadline

Questions? Contact Amy Burns
College of Education and Human Development Awards and Recognition Committee
Office of the Dean, 2301 Sangren Hall
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5322
Phone: (269) 387-2966, Fax: (269) 387-2882