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Mielke Educator of the Year Award 

Since 1983, outstanding AASD educators have been recognized through the Mielke Educator of the Year awards.

The Mielke Family Foundation has designated two categories for this prestigious award: Elementary (EC-6) and Secondary (7-12).  

Mielke award winners receive an unrestricted cash award of $1,000, which will be presented at the AASD All Staff Gathering before the beginning of the school year.

Nomination packets are due to Peggy Hermsen at the Scullen Leadership Center by June 14.

Nominations can be generated by school staff, students, parents, or the community.

Nomination Form

The Helen & Ade Dillon Award 

The Dillon Award recognizes an AASD staff member who encourages a balanced life for students in and out of the classroom or school setting. This staff member takes a personal interest in students' moral, mental, and physical development, thereby enhancing the students' life skills for the continued development of academics, fitness, and citizenship.  

This individual will have successfully completed a minimum of 5 years employment in the AASD. To honor the Dillons' legacy, one unrestricted cash award of $1,000 will be presented to a recipient at the AASD All Staff Gathering before the beginning of the school year.

Nomination packets are due to Peggy Hermsen at the Scullen Leadership Center no later than June 14.

Nominations can be generated by staff, students, or the community.

Nomination Form