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Employee Awards

Shining Star Employees

Shining Star Employees will appear in the new MPS quarterly newsletter (Our Schools) and be recognized at board meetings each month during the school year. To view past recipients or nominate a new Shining Star candidate, please visit the link below.

Shining Star Employees

Distinguished Service Award

In an effort to recognize members of the district’s support staff, the Board of Education established the Distinguished Service Award in 2002.

View the Distinguished Service Award Recipients

Gerstacker Proficiency Awards

Awarded each year since 1956, the Gerstacker Proficiency Awards recognize contributions by exemplary teachers beyond the ordinary level of professional performance. These awards are made possible through the generous support of the Carl and Esther Gerstacker Donor-Advised Fund at the Midland Area Community Foundation.

Gerstacker Proficiency Awards

Past Gerstacker Proficiency Award Recipients

Currently accepting nominations for

Shining Star Awards

Shining Stars are awarded to staff members once a month during the School Year and are recognized during the monthly board of education meeting. 

Always Accepting Nominations