Professional Awards

 Maryland Association of Family & Consumer Sciences
2018-2019 Awards Program

Awards will be presented at the MAFCS Spring Meeting Luncheon on April 8, 2019. Each winner will receive a complimentary luncheon ticket.

MAFCS Teacher of the Year
One outstanding FCS teacher will be honored. If the winner meets the guidelines for the AAFCS National Teacher of the Year Award, s/he will apply in 2020. The winner will receive a one-year AAFCS/MAFCS membership and AAFCS Conference registration if s/he applies for AAFCS Teacher of the Year (see guidelines at https://www.aafcs.org/resources/recognition/awards).

MAFCS Extension Educator of the Year
One outstanding full-time FCS Extension educator will be honored. The winner will receive a one-year AAFCS/MAFCS membership

Mary Faulkner Scholarship
One thousand dollars will be awarded an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in family and consumer sciences or a related field to continue their education. Undergraduate students must be enrolled for a minimum of nine credits and graduate students for three credits. Students must have a 3.0 GPA. The award will be sent to the educational institution for the summer or fall semester.

Due March 24, 2019
Submit to Oprah Martin at oprah.martin14@alumni.morgan.edu

To apply Please submit:
1. Resume or vita including AAFCS membership number if appropriate
2. Award sensitive requirements
a. Teacher of the Year

i. Describe an exemplary FCS project, unit, etc. that was created by the nominee in an FCS-related content area that has been in place for at least three years; include goals and impact on students, school and/or community (Maximum 2,000 words)
ii. One or two letters of recommendation; one must be from an administrator
iii. Supporting artifacts, newspaper articles or photos as a pdf document (up to 3 pages)

b. Extension Educator of the Year

i. Describe at least one distinctive program for which the nominee has been a catalyst (maximum 750 words)
ii. One or two letters of recommendation
iii. Supporting artifacts, newspaper articles or photos as a pdf document (up to 3 pages)

c. Mary Faulkner Scholarship

i. Describe your professional goals and financial need (maximum 750 words)
ii. One or two letters of recommendation
iii. Current college transcript

Preference given to AAFCS/MAFCS members and those holding AAFCS credentials
See Scoring Rubrics Below

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