Ray-Pec TOTY/SSOTY Nominee flyer

The Ray-Pec School District is seeking nominations for the 2023 Teacher of the Year and Support Staff Employee of the Year. The award finalists will be honored in late spring.

Anyone may nominate a teacher by submitting a letter of nomination by Feb. 10, 2023. A candidate must:

  • Be a full-time teacher, librarian, or counselor.

  • Be returning to teach in 2023-24 in the District.

  • Have completed 3 or more years teaching at Ray-Pec.

  • Be effective and innovative in the classroom.

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. 10.

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

Send nomination letters to: Teacher of the Year/Support Staff Employee of the Year program, Administrative Services Center, P.O. Box 789, Peculiar, MO 64078, or via email to michele.stidham@raypec.org or  rp.update@raypec.org.