The Canyons School Administrator of the Year is an honor reserved for an administrator at one of Canyons District's schools or special programs. The winning candidate, who will be chosen by the Superintendent, has demonstrated top-tier leadership skills in his or her school community, built a reputation as an advocate for children, and maintains high professional and ethical standards. The School Administrator of the Year is an innovative, trusted leader who supports the philosophies, mission and vision of Canyons District.
The Canyons District Administrator of the Year is an honor given to an administrator in a District Office-based department. This award honors a truly outstanding administrator who, through diligence and great effort, has cultivated and maintained relationships of trust with colleagues and patrons. Regardless of the scope of duty or size of department, the influence of the District Administrator of the Year can be seen and felt throughout CSD. The successful nominee is professional, trustworthy, ethical, and supports the philosophies, mission and vision of Canyons District. The Superintendent chooses the winner of this award.
The Canyons District Business Partner of the Year Award is given to a person, company or organization that supports through real and in-kind donations the efforts of Canyons District. The winner of this award, chosen by the Board of Education, has spent money, time or resources in Canyons. As a partner in the education of children, the successful nominee demonstrates a dedication to work with Canyons District as it seeks to build and maintain a national reputation as a district of distinction.
The Canyons District Volunteer of the Year is an honor for a member of the community who supports through unpaid efforts the student-achievement and community-engagement goals of Canyons District schools. The successful nominee will have demonstrated longevity in service to schools in Canyons School District. The Board of Education selects the winner of this award.
The Canyons District Elected Official of the Year is an individual elected to local, county or state government who has shown through words and deeds a sustained and measurable commitment to the communities within the boundaries of Canyons School District. Award winners have unparalleled leadership and communication skills and exceed expectations as they advocate and represent the communities in which they serve. The Board of Education selects the winner of this award.
The Student Support Services Professional of the Year honor is given to a stellar employee who has shown innovation and dedication throughout the year. This award is for a licensed professional who advances the District’s academic platform and enhances the educational environment for students and teachers. Employees eligible for this award include school psychologists, Educational Technology Specialists, Achievement Coaches, instructional specialists, speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists. Any CSD employee who works in these capacities can be nominated. The Superintendent chooses the winner of this award.
The Canyons Education Support Professional of the Year is awarded to a member of the District's support staff who has worked for CSD for at least one year. The successful nominee supports the mission of the District by performing his or her duties in a prompt and professional manner. The ESP of the Year shows initiative, is active in their community, a team player and maintains a positive attitude in even the most trying circumstances. The Superintendent chooses the winner of this award.
The Canyons Legacy Award is reserved for those whose personal and professional actions serve to inspire the Canyons community. The individual chosen for this award is known for a pioneering spirit, dedication to excellence and commitment to civil public engagement. The Legacy Award, the most prestigious of all awards selected and presented by the Board of Education and Administration, is a symbol of honorable leadership, the highest of ethical and professional standards, and notable devotion to providing a world-class education to all children.