MESA SCHOOL YEAR 2007-2008

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					                          MESA SCHOOL YEAR 2007-2008
                        Outstanding Teacher Award
                                      Identifying Outstanding MESA Educators

 THIS FORM AND ALL SUPPORTING MATERIALS MUST BE FAXED (801) 585-7402,
  MAILED, E-MAILED, or DELIVERED TO THE MESA/STEP OFFICE BY FRIDAY,
                           DECEMBER 14, 2007
         (Send to: Dr. K.L. Petersen -- U. of Utah MESA/STEP – KENN Bldg #242, 1495 E 100 S, SLC UT 84112)

INSTRUCTIONS
One (1) letter of recommendation from the MESA District Administrator.
One (1) letter of recommendation from the teacher/advisor’s Principal.
Two (2) letters of recommendation from MESA students.
One (1) page biography written by the teacher/advisor.
One (1) photograph of the teacher (to be returned after the selection is made).


                             QUESTION TO ANSWER IN LETTERS:
               How has the teacher/advisor inspired their students to achieve their goals.

EXAMPLES
         Exceptional educational talent, as evidenced in                             Ability to show the direct bearing that science
          outstanding practices in classroom, and motivation of                        math, & technology and the "real-world" have
          students.                                                                    on one another.

         Evidence of originality.                                                    Commitment to MESA and its goals.

         Distinguished achievement in developing innovative                          Exemplary ability to attract, support and
          educational curricula and/or teaching methods.                               motivate minority students and females to
                                                                                       their full potential.
         Outstanding ability to instill in students character, self-
          confidence, and a winning attitude.

Each District participating in the MESA program is invited to submit ONE nomination to the MESA by December 14,
2007. The winning advisor will be decided by the Industry Advisory Council based on materials supplied with this form.

District/Charter School:______________________________

Nominee's Full Name ____________________________________________________

Name of School ________________________ School Address ______________________________________________

School Phone _____________ Total years in education _____                  Total years in MESA ____

Submitted by ______________________________________________ Title ___________________________

Is Nominee available to attend awards dinner on Friday, February 15, 2008? [ ] YES [ ] NO

TEACHER WILL WIN:
 Dinner for two at the 2008 awards ceremony, SLC
 $100 Check
 A Plaque from Utah Engineers Council