Employee Awards and Recognition

Excellence in leading schools, teaching students, and supporting schools is what Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is all about. The Department of Human Resources sponsors recognition of our outstanding performers as they seek to create and demonstrate best instructional and support practices.

Award Programs

FCPS Honors (Employee of the Year Awards)

The FCPS Honors awards gala recognizes the greatest achievements in education. The event is made possible through a collaboration with the Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools, a non-profit educational institution whose mission is to advance the goals of FCPS through resource development and business partnerships.

Excellence Awards

Principals and program managers may recognize employees who have performed outstanding work and whose additional contributions to the school system extend beyond expected work-performance standards.

  • Individual Excellence Award -- Nominate
  • Collaborative Team Excellence Award -- Nominate

Recognition Programs

Employee Service Recognition

Service Recognition congratulates all dedicated employees who have contributed years of service to FCPS. Certificates are prepared for employees celebrating 5, 10, 20, 30, 40, or 50 years of service.

Retirement Ceremony

FCPS holds a divisionwide retirement ceremony, known as We Honor You, twice a year (winter and summer). To learn about upcoming ceremonies and view photos from the previous ceremony please visit the Retirement Page.

Appreciation Weeks

  • Support Employee Appreciation Week: April 20-26, 2014
  • Teacher Appreciation Week : May 5-9, 2014

Nomination Forms

CLOSING FRIDAY, APRIL. 25, 2014

Nominate Now!

Resources for Nominators

External Award Programs

FCPS Honors Related Topics

Looking Back: FCPS Honors 2013

Looking Back: FCPS Honors 2012

For all HR questions contact

HRQuestions@FCPS.edu
571-423-3000 or 1-800-831-4331

Webpage Curator

Lori Carpenter
lacarpenter@fcps.edu

Last Updated

March 18, 2014