Call for Nominations

2020 NFC Professional Educator Leadership Award

2020 Educator Award NominationsNow is your chance to nominate an outstanding NFC professor, one that demonstrates exceptional support of the college’s mission through Instruction, Professional Development and/or Institutional Responsibility/Service, for the 2020 Professional Educator Leadership Award.

Nomination Deadline is December 15: All nominations must be received by Tuesday, December 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-past and present, faculty, staff, administrators, other 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,

Nomination Form - Complete the online nomination form at