Grants & Recognitions : Recognitions

The NISD Grants & Recognitions Department supports the recognitions process that includes numerous opportunities to recognize exemplary teachers. Throughout the year, the department manages programs such as:

  • Educator of the Year
  • First Year Educator of the Year
  • Ed Rawlinson Innovator of the Year

If you are an NISD employee interested in submitting a nomination, sign in to the Grants & Reconitions Dept. site on Employee Connection.


Educator of the Year

2017-2018 Winners

Trinity Prize Nominee Kuentz Suzanne Diou
EOY ES Ott Traci Aliano
EOY MS Folks Carrie Moix
EOY HS O’Connor Sheryl Stoeck
FYEOY ES Lieck Peggy Shaskan
FYEOY MS Stevenson Kevin Slater
FYEOY HS Brennan Robert Greer, Jr.

Past winners

Important dates

EOY nominations due November 15, 2018
FYEOY nominations due January 10, 2019
Elementary EOY/FYEOY ceremony March 5, 2019
Secondary EOY/FYEOY ceremony March 6, 2019


Ed Rawlinson Innovator of the Year

Important dates

Nomination process opens January, 17, 2019
Nominations due May 9, 2019