2019 Teacher/Support Staff Employee of the Year

The Ray-Pec School District is seeking nominations for the 2019  Teacher of the Year and Support Staff Employee of the Year. A banquet on April 10 will honor the award finalists.

Anyone may nominate a teacher by submitting a letter of nomination by Feb. 1.   A candidate must:

  • Be a full-time teacher, librarian, or counselor.
  • Be returning to teach in 2019-2020 in the District.
  • Have completed 3 or more years teaching at Ray-Pec.
  • Be effective and innovative in the classroom.
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Support Staff nominations

For the Support Staff award, you may nominate a full-time or part-time employee who has worked at least one year for the District. The deadline is also Feb. 1. 

Examples of eligible employees include: accompanist, accounts payable, buildings and grounds, child care, child nutrition, crossing guards, nurses, lunch monitors, media assistants, paraprofessionals, Panther Pride and Shark's Den employees, payroll, safety and security, secretaries, teacher aides, and technology.  

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Nomination letters

Send letters of nomination to: Ray-Pec Teacher of the Year/Support Staff Employee of the Year program, Administrative Services Center, P.O. Box 789, Peculiar, MO 64078 or to Michele Stidham, Communication Director, at michele.stidham@raypec.org  or rp.update@raypec.org.

Awards banquet

A banquet to honor finalists in both programs Is scheduled for April 10 at Ray-Pec High School. The Ray-Pec Public School Foundation plans the awards programs and the banquet. You may attend the banquet to show support for the finalists. The cost is $25.

To make a reservation, contact Pam Steele, Executive Assistant for the Superintendent and Board of Education, at 816-892-1311 or pam.steele@raypec.org. Please RSVP by April 5. 

For information about sponsoring the banquet in the future or providing prizes or gifts for the finalists or winners, contact Jodie Huston, Executive Director for the Ray-Pec Public School Foundation, at jodie.huston@raypec.org