NISOD Excellence Award – Call for Nominations

Please take the time to nominate a deserving faculty, staff and/or administrator at the college.

It is that time of year when a call for nominations for the NISOD Excellence Award is being sent out to the San Jacinto College community.  Two individuals will be selected from each campus and the district office.  You may nominate more than one person or self-nominate.  These individuals will be honored at the NISOD Conference, May, 2012 in Austin.

Deadline for submitting nominations:  Monday, October 31, 2011

Please complete the nomination form and send electronically to Ann Tate at ann.tate@sjcd.edu by the due date.

NISOD Excellence Award – Guidelines and Procedures

The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) is a consortium of colleges and universities who share a philosophical commitment to support excellence in teaching and learning.  The NISOD Excellence Award was established to further support the recognition and celebration of a college’s finest faculty, staff, and administrators.

Eligibility:  All full-time faculty, staff, and administrators.

Award Recipients:  Two nominees from each campus and two nominees from the district office will be recommended to the office of the Vice Chancellor for Learning and Student Success by a designated task force committee on each campus and district.

Award Criteria:  An official application must be submitted and should address only experiences from the last two years in the areas outlined below.  Applications must be typed and double spaced.

Dedication, service and involvement in the college community
Ability to serve as a role model and work collaboratively with others
Contributions to addressing or meeting the needs of our students and/or our employees

Procedure:
1.   A call for nominations will be sent out to the college community.
Completed applications will be submitted electronically to The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
All applications will then be forwarded to the appropriate campus/district task force committee for the selection of their respective nominees.  If a campus/district does not have a NISOD selection task force committee, one should be formed.
Selected nominees will be sent to the Vice Chancellor for Learning and Student Success by an established date.
Official notification of award winners will be announced by the Chancellor.

Timeline:
Date
Action
Fall Semester
The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning will send out a call for nominations with guidelines, application and due dates attached.
October
Completed applications will be submitted to The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Beginning of November
Applications will be forwarded to the appropriate campus task force committees
Middle of November
Selected nominees will be sent to the Vice Chancellor for Learning and Student Success
End of November
Notification of award winners will be announced by the Chancellor
Beginning of December
San Jacinto College Excellence Award winners will be submitted to NISOD