• The A.C.E Award (Acknowledging Classified Employees) recognizes and applauds classified employees whose efforts benefit students, faculty and staff, and others within and outside the USD 497 community. Students, faculty, classified and administrative staff may nominate any permanent part-time or full-time classified employee.  Award recipients will be announced each fall and each spring.

    The recipient of the A.C.E Award will receive a $500.00 award.


    • Exhibits personal service to others through USD 497 affiliations and initiatives and to his/her community, organizations, etc…
    • Exhibits exemplary job performance
    • Maintains a positive attitude and is dependable, conscientious, and caring
    • Works easily with others both internal and external to the district
    • Motivates others

    Nomination Deadlines:

    September 30, 2018

    February 28, 2019



    2018 Fall - Shannon Jones, Sunset Hill Elementary


    Nomination Form