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DCCCD Employee Recognition Award Program

 

The Dallas County Community College District is filled with amazing people demonstrating the highest levels of leadership, commitment, excellence in teaching, innovation and truly outstanding accomplishments in student success. The DCCCD has a long history of recognizing employee contributions and honoring employee achievements with its employee recognition award program.  We believe it is always important to take the time, formally and informally, to acknowledge those contributions that truly capture the mission and goals of the Dallas County Community College District in serving our students and community.  

Annually, each college/location coordinates the selection process and selection of a location winner for the following awards.  A districtwide winner in each award category is selected and recognized at an annual recognition ceremony.                

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Administrator of the Year Award

The Administrator of the Year award recognizes outstanding Dallas County Community College leadership; demonstrating exceptional dedication and service to the staff, faculty and students of DCCCD.

 

  • Guidelines (PDF - 16KB)
  • Nomination form (Word - 36KB) or (PDF - 13KB)
  • Rating Sheet (for use by location selection committee(s) (Word - 34KB) or (PDF - 49KB)

 

Minnie Stevens Piper Professor/Miles Production Company Award

The DCCCD Minnie Stevens Piper/Miles Production Company Award recognizes outstanding college professors for academic, scientific and scholarly achievement.  The districtwide winner of this award is submitted as a DCCCD nominee to the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation, established in 1958, to annually recognize outstanding college professors across Texas.  Selection is made on the basis of nominations; each two and four-year college and university in the state may submit one nominee annually.

  • Guidelines (PDF - 85KB)
  • Rating Sheet (for use by location selection committee(s) (Word - 34KB) or (PDF - 19KB)

Adjunct Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award

The Adjunct Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes college adjunct faculty for their excellence and dedication to the teaching profession and creating a superior learning experience for students.

  • Guidelines (PDF - 32KB)
  • Nomination form (Word - KB) or (PDF - 638KB)
  • Rating Sheet (for use by location selection committee(s) (Word - 34KB) or (PDF - 24KB)

Retiree Hall of Honor Award

The DCCCD Retiree Hall of Honor Award recognizes DCCCD Retirees who have made outstanding, distinctive or significant contributions to our college/locations and the DCCCD during their employment and after retirement.  Awardees are considered in three employee categories: Faculty, Administrator and Professional Support Staff. 

  • Guidelines (PDF - 15KB)
  • forms:
     Form to nominate a retired administrator (
    Word - 33KB) or (PDF - 115KB)
     Form to nominate a retired faculty member (
    Word - 33KB) or (PDF - 115KB)
     Form to nominate a retired professional support staff (
    Word - 33KB) or (PDF - 116KB)

Innovation of the Year Award

The Innovation of the Year Award recognizes faculty, staff and administrators who have created and implemented innovative programs, practices, partnerships, policies and activities that improve the DCCCD's ability to serve students, DCCCD colleagues and the community. 

  • Guidelines (PDF - 13KB)
  • Nomination form (Word - 38KB) or (PDF - 18KB)
  • Rating Sheet (for use by location selection committee(s) (Word - 34KB) or (PDF - 33KB)

Jean Sharon Griffith Student Development Leadership Award

The Jean Sharon Griffith Student Development Leadership Award recognizes a person or team which exemplifies the personal characteristics, leadership qualities and significant contributions to the development and success of students. 

  • Guidelines (PDF - 58KB)
  • Nomination form (Word - 34KB) or (PDF - 13KB)
  • Rating Sheet (for use by location selection committee(s) (Word - 36KB) or (PDF - 852KB)

Professional Support Staff Employee of the Year Award

The Professional Support Staff Employee of the Year Award recognizes a Professional Support Staff employee who has made exceptional contributions to the DCCCD colleges/community.

  • Guidelines (PDF - 8KB)
  • Nomination form (Word - 56KB) or (PDF - 57KB) or (PDF - 33KB)
  • Rating Sheet (for use by location selection committee(s) (Word - 37KB) or (PDF - 89KB)

Professional Support Staff Part-Time Employee of the Year Award

The Professional Support Staff Part-Time Employee of the Year award recognizes a Part-Time Professional Support Staff Employee who has made exceptional contributions to the DCCCD colleges/community.

  • Guidelines (PDF - 67KB)
  • Nomination form (Word - 42KB) or (PDF - 92KB)
  • Rating Sheet (for use by location selection committee(s) (Word - 34KB) or (PDF - 44KB)

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College/Location Campus Awards Process

The college/location employee award process is coordinated by a designated location award coordinator.  The college/location winners for each award category are eligible to be selected as the districtwide winner for each of the award categories.  The names of the college/location winners are submitted to  the District Human Resources Office. The District Human Resources Office is responsible for coordinating the districtwide award selection process.  Below is a list of awards coordinators at each location:

 

Location Name Email
Brookhaven College Carrie Schweitzer cschweitzer@dcccd.edu
Cedar Valley College Renee Dittmar rmd3504@dcccd.edu
Eastfield College Sharon Cook &
Gloria Johnson
scook@dcccd.edu
gloriajohnson@dcccd.edu
El Centro College Dawn Segroves &
Adrienne Thompson
dawn.segroves@dcccd.edu
axt9700@dcccd.edu
Mountain View College Liz Jackson ljackson@dcccd.edu
North Lake College Debbie Eberle deberle@dcccd.edu
Richland College Cossette Griffiths
Maria Chobany
Andy Tubbs
cgriffiths@dcccd.edu
mariac@dcccd.edu
atubbs@dcccd.edu​
LeCroy Vickie Montgomery vmontgomery@dcccd.edu
District Service Center Patty Clark pattyclark@dcccd.edu
District Office Patty Clark pattyclark@dcccd.edu

 

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Districtwide Award Selection Process Deadline

Location award winner names must be submitted to District Human Resources no later than November 3, 2014, 5 p.m.

For any questions regarding the information on this page, please contact Patty Clark, District Human Resources: 972-860-7783, pattyclark@dcccd.edu.

Shortcut link: http://www.dcccd.edu/employeeawards/