Employee Recognition Awards - Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Employee Recognition Awards

Do you know someone who should be acknowledged for their contributions to the IMSA community?

The Employee Appreciation & Recognition (EAR) Committee organizes and facilitates the Academy’s celebrated Employee Recognition Awards. Below are the awards and their criteria. Each award nomination requires a short paragraph explaining why the nominee deserves that award. Awards are typically given out at the holiday party in December, and at Community Day in June.

Bright Beginnings

  • Employed at IMSA less than 3 years
  • Significant and positive impact on the IMSA community

Community Builder

  • Always has a kind word for you
  • Works to establish connections across the Academy
  • Makes the lives of others brighter at IMSA
  • No time criteria on term of employment

Spirit Award

  • Demonstrates school spirit
  • Attending school events to support students (Culture shows, athletics, club events, etc.)
  • No criteria on term of employment

Unsung Hero (Individual or Group)

  • Works behind the scenes to make life go smoothly at IMSA
  • Work often does not get recognized
  • Goes above and beyond regular work duties
  • No criteria on term of employment

WINTER AWARDS – Submit by Nov. 18
SPRING AWARDS – Submit by Apr. 15