RE-1 Announcement


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Attention: Alumni, Community Members, Staff and Students

 Seeking Nominations for



The Frances Gillespie Excellence Award recognizes outstanding service of RE-1 Valley employees to the District, students, co-workers and the community.  If you feel an employee who has worked in the District for a minimum of five consecutive years, is currently employed in the District, and has not previously received the award deserves to be a recipient, please consider completing a nomination form.


The District annually recognizes up to four employees.  The recipients are announced at the annual retirement event in April and a presentation to recipients is made at the general staff meeting at the beginning of the next school year. 


A staff member is formally nominated by two District employees.  The nominated licensed or classified staff member may be initially recommended for nomination by any person within the school or community, including parents, students, patrons, colleagues or administrators to a District employee to start the process. 


Nomination forms may be obtained at the Hagen Administration Center, 301 Hagen Street, Sterling, and should be returned with any supporting materials to the Superintendent’s office no later than 4:00 p.m., on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.


*You may request the nomination form via email from but only original documents will be considered for selection.


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