• Any permanent full-time or part-time staff member employed by Cumberland County Schools is eligible for nomination. There are six core values meant to capture the variety of ways that great work is done within CCS for which individuals can be recognized:

    • Integrity
      • Serve as model citizens to CCS students, faculty, staff, or external community members
      • Serve as role models to others through positive interactions
    • Compassion
      • Act in a humanitarian way by “doing the right thing” for another person or group
      • Actively participates in fostering the development of students and/or staff through change initiatives
    • Collaboration
      • Positively influence others in working towards departmental or organizational objectives
      • Invest time and effort in coaching and/or mentoring
      • Foster community by building bridges for individuals or groups to come together for intellectual or social connections
    • Innovation
      • Develop innovative solutions to business challenges
      • Break down boundaries and/or create new relationships to improve the way work gets done
      • Approach problems as opportunities for growth and learning
    • Equity
      • Assist students with achieving a desired outcome despite adversity
      • Assist students with overcoming obstacles to achieve results that support success
      • Seek opportunities to share valuable resources
    • Excellence
      • Consistently provide high quality, reliable and critical work that, if undone, would halt highly visible operations
      • Demonstrate a steady willingness to improve work situations and does so without prompting or fanfare
      • Provide a unique level of service that fosters community relationships and further enhances the reputation of the school/district
      • Take the initiative to support others and go beyond the call of duty