Teaching Outstanding Performance Award

The innovative teaching methods of faculty members at Northeast Mississippi Community College are commendable and we at the Foundation are excited to recognize excellence with the T.O.P. Award.

This honor will be awarded to one full-time faculty member from each of the six academic divisions.  The T.O.P. Award winners will receive a plaque which will be presented by the President, name and picture released in the local newspapers, published on the Foundation website and Foundation’s Annual Report; and many additional events throughout the year.  Additionally the recipients will receive a grant in the amount of $100.  These grant funds can be used at your discretion for your classroom, office, or professional development needs.

Award Criteria

  • Write a one-page description of your innovative teaching method.
  • Please obtain a letter of support from your division head and include with your application packet.
  • Award applications must be submitted to the Foundation Office by October 1st of each year.  (Please assure that your name and division is included in the application.)  Submit completed application via email to Tiffany Johnson, Foundation Financial Officer.

(Note:  Award winners must skip one year before re-applying)