Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) has established the Outstanding Non-Certificated Staff Awards to recognize non-certificated personnel who exemplify excellence in their positions. Our school system's non-certificated personnel are essential to the effective and efficient operation of our schools.

Eight (8) awards will be presented, one in each of the following categories:

  • Building service
  • Food service
  • Instructional support
  • Secretary
  • Maintenance
  • Operations
  • Information technology
  • Central office support staff


  • Full time non-certificated or technical employees of CCPS should be employed in the area  for which they are nominated for a minimum of three (3) completed years
  • Not been previously selected as an outstanding honoree, within the past five (5) years

Nomination Criteria

  • Resourceful in seeking and completing job duties
  • Seeks new knowledge and skills; knows and understands all aspects of the assigned job
  • Utilizes technology where appropriate
  • Fosters cooperative relationships with students, colleagues, and the community
  • Demonstrates outstanding leadership

Nomination Process

  • Binders are no longer required; all documents will be submitted by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • To ensure fairness and consistency school-system wide, photographs are discouraged
  • Nomination cover page must provide the name of the contact person and the committee members
  • Nominations may be submitted by CCPS staff, students, and parents (employees may not nominate themselves)
  • Nomination materials must include the following in this order:
    • Nomination cover page, completed with the names of the contact person and committee member
    • Career list to include dates, location, and positions worked only
    • Description of contributions in each of the Nomination Criteria areas
    • Building Service, Food Service, Instructional Support, and Secretary nominations are to include a minimum of ten (10) statements of support, which must include one (1) from the school principal/supervisor, three (3) from co-workers, and six (6) from students, parents, and/or the community
    • Maintenance, Operations, Information Technology, and Central Office support staff (including Annex I and II) nominations are to include a minimum of eight (8) statements of support; which must include one (1) from division supervisor, one (1) from the immediate supervisor, three (3) from other department supervisors/principals, and three (3) from co-workers/other staff

Incomplete nomination binders will not be considered and will be returned to the contact person.


All nominee materials must be received by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than 3:00 p.m. on February 2,8 2022. For further information, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 301-934-7242.

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