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Call for Nominations: North Florida College Professional Educator Leadership Award

2020 Call for Nominations

MADISON, FL - Now is your chance to nominate an outstanding North Florida College professor, one that demonstrates exceptional support of the College’s mission through Instruction, Professional Development and/or Institutional Responsibility/Service, for the NFC Professional Educator Leadership Award.

Nomination Deadline is December 15, 2020: All nominations must be received by Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. Award recipient will be announced at the beginning of March 2021 by the NFC Faculty Service and Recognition Committee.

Who can nominate an instructor for the award? Any person affiliated with NFC (students, alumni, faculty, staff, administrators, community members) may nominate an instructor.

Award Criteria - Criteria for selection is as follows:
    • Instruction or Creative/Scholarly Engagement - Instructor demonstrated a supportive academic atmosphere, utilized various instructional methods, created a comfortable and engaging learning environment; demonstrated the ability to convey knowledge in a way that enhanced students’ conceptual and practical understanding of content.

    • Professional Development - Instructor continuously sought out and attended professional development opportunities; incorporated knowledge gained from professional development into the classroom; maintains certifications in field as required. Completed/began another degree program/furthered education in subject area through degrees.

    • Institutional Responsibility and/or Service - participated in NFC sponsored events on/off campus; participated in local community events; sponsored a club/organization on/off campus; volunteered on/off campus; offered advising/mentoring to students; chaired a committee(s); participated as an active member of a committee; provided services to the community/college utilizing knowledge/expertise in chosen field; participated in student recruitment.

   More Information: For more information contact Sharon Brave Heart at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Nomination Form - Complete the online nomination form at