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Support Staff Member of the Quarter



Encouraging and Inspiring the Cahokia School District and the Community

Support Staff Member of the Quarter

“Every child deserves a champion: an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists they become the best they can possibly be.”

-Rita Pierson





The support staff candidate consistently demonstrates excellence in their current role.


The Cahokia staff member facilitates engaging classroom instructional practices that continuously advance students to higher levels of academic achievement.

The support staff candidate consistently encourages and motivates students.

The Cahokia staff member motivates and encourages students to exceed expectations both socially and academically.

The support staff candidate consistently demonstrates leadership qualities.

The Cahokia staff member serves as a positive role model to students and throughout the school community.

The support staff candidate demonstrates creativity and imagination.


The Cahokia staff member demonstrates creativity and imagination that inspire students to learn and perform well in school.

The support staff candidate consistently demonstrates dedication to students and the school community.

The Cahokia staff member demonstrates excellent attendance, punctuality, and a sincere desire to see students advance.

The support staff candidate communicates effectively with students and the school community.

The Cahokia staff member uses a variety of methods to communicate with students, parents, staff, and the school community.


  • Each quarter will have a specific criteria/theme.
  • Principals will choose the nominee for their building.
  • Staff may not nominate themselves.
  • Staff, students, and parents may nominate candidates for teacher of the quarter.  All nominations MUST support the criteria for the quarter.
  • Principals will submit paper teacher nomination forms to Jen via interoffice mail by the dates indicated below.
  • Paper nomination forms and electronic nominations will be tallied by technology, and then provided to the building principal to pick a building nominee for that month.
  • There will be three winners per month (K-3; 4-8, and High School).
  • Winners from each category will be recognized in their buildings, at the District Board Meetings, and on the District Website.