Gold Star Award Nomination Form

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For Outstanding Administrator, Professional Staff, Volunteer and Alumnus:
Please include detailed information about why you are nominating this person, including specific examples of the nominee’s outstanding work.

Gold Star Rookie Teacher of the Year
This award recognizes a teacher in Highline Public Schools with 3 or less years of total teaching experience in Highline or any other district, and who demonstrates outstanding abilities in their field early in their career.

For Outstanding Teacher
The Gold Star Outstanding Teacher will also represent the District as its Teacher of the Year in the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction sponsored regional contest. OSPI requires more information from those nominating a Teacher of the Year. While explaining why you are nominating this person, please address as much of the following criteria as possible:

  • Personal effectiveness
  • Community involvement
  • History of professional development
  • Philosophy on education and education reform
  • Commitment to education
  • Strong interest in students’ education
  • Achievements and recognitions
  • Effectiveness in working with diverse ethnicities