Outstanding School-based Professional Employee

The FCPS Employee Award recognizing this year's Outstanding School-based Professional Employee.

The process of nominating a candidate for the Outstanding School-based Professional Employee award begins through each school's awards liaison. The awards liaison at each school has information about the nomination process and deadlines.  

Any FCPS employee or community member can nominate a school-based professional employee for this award, but employees may not nominate themselves. Eligible candidates must have completed at least one year of contracted full-time or part-time professional employment in FCPS in their current position, currently work as a Schedule-B employee in an FCPS school or center, or in a non-instructional position that supports school leadership, and be aware of and in agreement with this nomination.

Award Criteria 

Nominees are school-based professional employees who:

  • Provide a unique and exceptional contribution to FCPS through their work.
  • Demonstrate commitment and leadership in their field.
  • Foster cooperative relationships with colleagues and/or the community. 
  • Contribute to one or more of the following Ignite Goals, in the FCPS Strategic Plan:
    • Student Success
    • Caring Culture
    • Premier Workforce
    • Resource Stewardship 

The Selection Process

Awards and Recognition

All nominees will be recognized at the annual FCPS Awards Gala. The FCPS 2020 School-based Professional Employee will be announced at the event and will receive $4000. In recognition of collaborative teamwork, award winners and their workplace colleagues will receive a celebration in honor of their contribution to excellence. 

Questions and More Information

Please contact the school's awards liaison with questions or visit the Outstanding Employee Awards web page.

HR Connection

Question for Human Resources? Submit it through the HR Connection portal or call 571-423-3000 or 1-800-831-4331.