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Faculty Excellence Awards

Purpose:

The purpose of the Faculty Excellence Awards is to recognize the extraordinary contributions and quality service of full and part-time faculty members supporting the mission of Golden West College. Each month a designated constituency will have the opportunity to honor faculty who are committed to excellence in the areas of faculty performance:

  • Teaching and Learning
  • Student Success
  • Innovation and Research
  • Leadership and Service
  • Active promotion of diversity, equity, and inclusion

Now accepting nominations for the Excellence in Leadership and Service Award (ELSA) nominated by Department Chairs


Faculty Excellence Awards Nomination button

Click on the button above to access the current nomination form for October's Faculty Excellence Award! Nominations will be accepted through September 29, 2022 at noon. We appreciate your support!

Eligibility:

  • Current full and part-time Golden West College faculty 
  • Has not received an award in that category in the past two years. Refer below for a list of previous nominees. (For example, recipients of a past ESLA award cannot be nominated again for an ESLA in a two-year time period).

Who can submit a nomination:

  • October: GWC Department Chairs

Procedure:

Monthly nominations will be collected as follows:

MONTH CATEGORY NOMINATING GROUP
SPRING
February General Classified Staff
March Innovation Faculty
April General Students
May ELSA (Excellence in Leadership & Service) Managers
FALL
September Excellence in Teaching Faculty
October ELSA (Excellence in Leadership & Service) Department Chairs
November General Students
December Final GWC Teacher of the Year The final winner will be selected from these monthly Faculty Excellence Award recipients
Nomination Process
Previous Awardees
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