DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove Grade School District 58 is seeking nominees for the Education Foundation of Downers Grove District 58 Distinguished Service Awards.
Any District 58 staff member, parent or student may nominate a District 58 employee for a distinguished service award. The nominee should be an individual who:
• Consistently performs above and beyond the scope of job duties.
• Positively affects children in a significant manner.
• Has a sustained dedication to the education of children.
• Cares about the child as a whole person.
• Has earned the respect of his/her peers and superiors.
• Serves as a good role model to other district employees.
Nominees must work at least 20 hours per week. They must have worked at least one full school year at District 58.
The Education Foundation will accept nominations now through 4 p.m. March 10. To nominate an employee, visit www.dg58.org/dsa to access the application and frequently asked questions. Email completed nomination forms to District58DSA@gmail.com or mail them to DSA Co-Chairs Mia Churma and Elena Falco, Administrative Service Center, 1860 63rd St., Downers Grove, Ill. 60516
All staff who receive a nomination will be invited to the DSA ceremony, along with their nominator. They will be recognized during the ceremony and featured in the nominee video. They also will receive a nominee award.
Before the ceremony, the foundation will announce this year’s finalists or the staff members who received the strongest nomination essays, according to the DSA Review Committee.
All finalists will receive a finalist nominee award. In addition, their nominators will be asked to read their entire DSA essay to the audience.
At the DSA ceremony’s conclusion, the foundation will award the 2020 Distinguished Service Award to two District 58 employees: one classroom teacher and one non-classroom teacher employee.