Do you know an outstanding school board member who makes a difference in your school district, community college or education service district?
Nominate him or her for Oregon School Board Member of the Year.
Download the nomination form (PDF) and send the completed form and supporting evidence to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 15, 2021. Judging is based solely on nomination materials. Note that a higher number of nominations doesn’t increase chance of winning and incomplete nomination forms will not be considered. Supporting evidence is required. Winner is up to selection committee’s discretion. If you have any questions about the nomination process, please email email@example.com.
Criteria for selection
Must be a current public school district, community college or education service district board member in Oregon who plans to continue board service. Must serve on a member board of the Oregon School Boards Association. Cannot be currently serving on the OSBA Board of Directors. Cannot have previously received the award. Must show initiative in the following areas: advocacy, leadership and student achievement.
Nominations must be submitted by March 15, 2021.A selection committee of OSBA Board members and staff will choose 10 or fewer finalists. Winner picked by a committee of three to five former Oregon school board members and a designee from the Oregon School Board Members of Color Caucus. OSBA staff will select those to serve on the committee, whose members cannot cast a vote for a finalist with whom they have served on a school board. The winner will be notified prior to the November OSBA Annual Convention.
Recognized at the OSBA Annual Convention in November ● Announcement sent to media statewide ● Given free registration to OSBA events for one year ● Given an honorary keepsake ● Name listed on the OSBA website ● Name engraved on a plaque kept at OSBA offices in Salem