Education Support Staff Professional of the Year

Education Support Staff Professional of the Year

About the Program

Each school community has numerous dedicated professionals who spend their day in support of educators and students. The Michigan Department of Education will begin accepting nominations of outstanding educational support staff members for the Education Support Staff Professional of the Year program. Nominations for the 2019 award have closed. Reviewers will evaluate each recommendation with the awardee announced in November 2019.
 


 

Who Is an Education Support Professional?

Education Support Professionals include, but are not limited to, individuals who work following positions/roles:

  • Paraprofessionals (All)
  • Teachers' Aides & Assistants
  • Program Aides & Assistants
  • Preschool Care Givers
  • Before/After School Care Givers
  • Bus Monitors & Aides
  • Lunchroom & Playground Monitors
  • Noon Supervisors
  • Cafeteria Workers
  • Line Cooks
  • Food Preparation Workers
  • Food Service Workers
  • Cashiers
  • Health Aides
  • Crossing Guards
  • Mechanics
  • Bus Drivers
  • Transportation workers
  • Garage Workers
  • Receptionists
  • Secretaries
  • Administrative Assistants
  • Office Workers & Assistants
  • Bookkeepers
  • Payroll Clerks
  • Accounting & Financial Assistants
  • Registration & Records Assistants
  • Attendance Technicians
  • Couriers
  • Electricians
  • Carpenters Painters & Glaziers
  • HVAC Specialists
  • Machine Operators
  • Engineers
  • Building & Grounds Keepers
  • Maintenance Personnel
  • Custodians
  • Janitors
  • Technology Coordinators
  • Computer Operators & Programmers
  • Systems Analysts & Data Processing Specialists
  • Media & Public Relations Specialists
  • Audiovisual & Language Technicians
  • Mechanical Technicians
  • Security Guards
  • School Resource Officers
  • Security Workers


 

Forms

Michigan Education Support Staff Professional of the Year Nomination Form 


For more information about the Education Support Staff Professional of the Year program, please contact Jennifer Robel at robelj@michigan.gov or (517) 241-7054.