S*T*A*R*S - Criteria

Possesses three years of service within Elko County School District.

Is skillful, dedicated and takes an active role in his/her school and demonstrates professional poise in carrying out his/her duties.

Has the ability to inspire a love of learning in the students he/she serves.

Believes in the potential of every student and strives to bring out the best in the students he/she serves.

Is recognized by students, parents, colleagues, and administrators as a model of excellence in his/her position in the school district.

Possesses a concern for and the capability to inspire students.

Is an individual who inspires students of all backgrounds and abilities to learn.

Demonstrates the ability and willingness to make meaningful contributions to education.

Promotes a positive and effective school environment.

Shows a sincere commitment to be a champion for students, schools, and community.