Rubric for TOPSS Excellence in Teaching Awards

Criteria Maximum Available Points Awarded Points

Application form

For information only

N/A  

Three letters of support, one each from:

a. Former Student or Parent
b. Superintendent or Principal or Administrator
c. Colleague

Letters attest to teacher’s commitment to academic and professional excellence, passion for teaching, and/or impact on student learning

10 (total)

 

Lesson Plan

Quality of Lesson Plan
Correlated to APA
National

Standards

 

5
1

 

Personal Statement

Demonstrates a passion for teaching and teaching excellence, significant contributions and accomplishments in the teaching of psychology, efforts to improve his or her teaching of psychology, and a commitment to professional development and leadership activities

10  

CV or resume

For information only

N/A  
Total Points 26 Maximum Available Points