Nominate Your Favorite Instructor


Do you have a favorite instructor?  Is there someone who teaches here at Lorain County Community College who deserves to be acknowledged for his or her teaching style, student engagement, or service to the College?

If so, nominate him or her for one of the LCCC Foundation Faculty Awards. 



All nominations will be considered for eligibility based on required criteria. The nominee must be a tenured faculty member or tenure track faculty member. Evidence must be provided in response to the questions below.

Nominees who do not win may be nominated in following years.


Prior Award Recipients

All LCCC Foundation Faculty Excellence Awardees (full-time) since 1994

All LCCC Foundation Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Awardees (part-time) since 2002



Due: April 1

Please complete the online form or PDF forms below.

There are two types of awards granted:

  • LCCC Foundation Faculty Excellence Award (full-time)
  • LCCC Foundation Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award (part-time)


To learn whether an instructor is full-time or part-time, simply call (440) 366-4052 or send an inquiry to


  • If you need assistance in obtaining two letters of support for the Full-Time Faculty Nominee, you may contact the division dean for assistance.
  • If you prefer hard copies of the criteria and forms, you may obtain copies in any division office.
  • Questions? Contact any division office or the office of Academic Affairs and Learner Services at (440) 366-4052.   


Nomination Forms

Complete the forms below to nominate faculty for these awards.


Nominate Full-Time Faculty for Faculty Excellence Award

  • Name of Faculty Member being nominated:
  • Nominated by:
  • Nomination Criteria

    The following criteria are to be used holistically, not weighted or given points. Nominees do not have to meet all four criteria since a faculty member may excel in fewer than four criteria in such a way as to merit the award.
  • Describe classroom teaching, innovations in educational practice, or curriculum development for outstanding and successful learning experience for students.
  • Describe examples of commitment to professional development.
  • Describe participation in events and practices that improve the education environment of our students.
  • Describe examples of responding to the changing educational needs of the community.
  • Nominator should also attach two additional letters of support from inside or outside of the College as well as any other supporting documentation deemed appropriate to the Office of Academic and Learner Services.
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    Nominate Adjunct Faculty for Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award

    • Name of Faculty Member being nominated:
    • Nominated by:
    • Major Criterion

      Nominees do not have to qualify in all categories.
    • Describe outstanding performance of professional responsibilities as evidenced by student evaluations and teaching and/or non-teaching performance.
    • Other Factors

      In addition to the major criterion, the following factors may be considered:
    • Describe activities in curriculum development, volunteer membership on divisional or institutional committees, etc.
    • Describe examples of professional services to the College.
    • Describe examples of community service which should be considered (i.e., board memberships, promotion of levy initiatives, volunteer service to the College, etc.)
    • Please use the space below to summarize the reasons the nominee deserves to be recognized and attach or send any supporting documentation to the Office of Academic and Learner Services.