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Grand Island, NE 68802
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GIPS Foundation seeks nominations for staff of the year awards


Nominations being accepted for Teacher of the Year, Specialist, Staff Member and Administrator of the Year

The Grand Island Public Schools Foundation is accepting nominations for Teacher, Specialist, Staff Member and Administrator of the Year. The program is sponsored by First National Bank. The deadline for 2015-2016 school year nominations is May 20.

Nominees must be current teachers, principals, administrators, specialists, counselors or support staff members (secretaries, custodians, para-educators, food service etc.) in the Grand Island Public Schools. Six awards will be made: PreK-5 teacher, middle school teacher, high school teacher, specialist, support staff and administrator.

Nomination forms are available on the Grand Island Public School Foundation website,
each Grand Island Public School Building and the Kneale Administration Building, 123 S. Webb Road.

Nominations should include the following information:

  • Staff Member's name
  • Subject/grade taught, or job duty
  • Name of school where teacher, staff member, or principal is employed
  • Name, address, phone number and e-mail address of person submitting nomination
  • An explanation of why the teacher, principal, or staff member deserves to be named Teacher of the Year, Staff Member of the Year, Specialist of the Year or Administrator of the Year

Nominations can be returned to the school building principal or to the Grand Island Public Schools Foundation, P.O. Box 4904, Grand Island, NE 68802-4904.

CONTACT: Traci Skalberg, Grand Island Public Schools Foundation, (308) 385-5900, extension 1170; tskalberg@gips.org

Media Inquiries
Mitchell Roush , Marketing & Communications
308-385-5900 ex. 201127
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