Call for Nominations

2018 NFC Outstanding Educator Award

2018 NFC Educator of the Year Call for Nominations ImageNow is your chance to nominate an outstanding NFC professor, one that demonstrates exceptional support of the college’s mission through Instruction, Student Engagement, Institutional Responsibility and/or Service, for the 2018 NFC Outstanding Educator Award.

Nomination Deadline is November 9: All nominations must be received by Friday, November 9, 2018. Award recipient will be announced at the end of Fall Term 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. Instructors may also self-nominate.

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