Outstanding School-based Leader

The FCPS Employee Award recognizing this year's Outstanding Nonschool-based Leader (US-20 and above)

The process of nominating a candidate for the Outstanding School-based Leader 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 leader for this award, but employees may not nominate themselves. Eligible candidates must Currently work as a Schedule C or School-based Administrator full-time or part-time employee who has completed at least one contracted year of employment working with FCPS in their current position.

Award Criteria 

Nominees are school-based support employees who:

  • Demonstrate outstanding leadership in the workplace and commitment to their field.
  • Strengthen and improve the FCPS working or learning environment through their work. 
  • 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 Leader 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.