Faculty Member of the Year
NOTE: NOMINATIONS CLOSED JAN 15, 2010
122 Faculty Member of the Year
1. Purpose: In order to recognize excellence in teaching in all units of the Montana University System, MEA-MFT shall annually recognize and honor a faculty member of the year.
2. Criteria: A candidate for Faculty of the Year shall:
a. Have been an active dues paying MEA-MFT member for a minimum of the last three consecutive years.
b. Have taught for a minimum of the last three consecutive years in a unit of the Montana University System
c. Plan to continue employment in the Montana University System during the selection year and the appointment year immediately thereafter.
d. Not have been previously honored with this award.
3. Award: The Faculty of the Year shall:
a. Be honored at the annual MEA-MFT representative assembly.
b. Serve as Montana’s nominee for any equivalent NEA or AFT award.
c. Serve as an MEA-MFT delegate to an NEA or AFT faculty conference of choice.
d. Have state and national affiliate dues waived for the appointment year.
e. Shall be memorialized as appropriate at MEA-MFT headquarters.
f. Receive other considerations as the MEA-MFT budget may permit.
4. Selection Committee & Process: The Faculty of the Year Task Force, as appointed by the MEA-MFT president, shall serve as the selection committee. MEA-MFT shall design and implement the selection process.