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Excellence in Education Award

District OR-1 “Excellence in Education” Award

Many District OR-1 employees are exemplary in the performance of their responsibilities. The “Excellence in Education” award (established in 2022) is a Board of Education initiated employee recognition program that recognizes designated District OR-1 employees for their outstanding contributions to our district.

Any staff member may be nominated for the “Excellence in Education” award. Nominations may be from co-workers, students, parents, board members, or community patrons. The nomination form will be available on our district website at www.districtor1.org.  Criteria for the nomination could address any of the following things: school pride/spirit; showing initiative; positive role model; high professional standards; enhances the school environment; community involvement and engagement, positive working relationships with staff, parents, students, and patrons, demonstrating integrity and kindness, role models excitement for her/his position, demonstrates selfless service to others, helps further the district and/or building mission and goals.


The selection committee will be composed of two Board of Education members and the Superintendent. This award will be presented periodically each school year as determined by the Board of Education. Recipients will be awarded a plaque and are invited to attend a regular board meeting after being selected. #Panther Pride!

CLICK HERE to Nominate a Staff Member.