The purpose of the awards is to recognize and encourage superior professional effort to improve instruction and to cultivate the continuation of education excellence in our schools.
The recipients will receive a plaque and a cash award. A permanent award plaque with the names of each year's recipients will be displayed at the Superintendent's office
Nominees must be current teachers, specialists, counselors, or support staff members in the Ogallala Public School District. Support staff includes secretaries, custodians, para educators, bus drivers, etc.
A selection committee composed of the OPS Foundation Board members will determine the award recipients.
Announcement and presentation of the awards will take place at the end of the year OPS staff appreciation event in May each year.