General Board of Higher Education and Ministry Exemplary Teacher Award The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church, through the Division of Higher Education, is pleased to offer the 2015-2016 Exemplary Teacher Award. This program is an important partnership with United Methodist-related educational institutions and expresses our support of an appreciation for outstanding academic teaching. The recipient of the Exemplary Teacher Award should be a person that exemplifies excellence in teaching, civility and concern for students and colleagues, commitment to value-centered education and service to students, the institution and the community. The award is open to either full-time or adjunct faculty. Any Hamline University student, staff or faculty member may be a nominator, and faculty may self-nominate. Nominators must be current students, staff or faculty to submit a nomination for this year's Exemplary Teacher. The Division of Higher Education provides a certificate of appreciation and a $500 award to the recipient that best demonstrates these qualities. The DEADLINE for nominations is February 19, 2016. Criteria Name of Nominator Mail Stop of Nominator Email of Nominator Phone of Nominator Name of Nominee Department of Nominee Mail Stop of Nominee Email of Nominee Phone of Nominee Nomination Form In 500 words or less, describe how the nominee exemplifies excellence in teaching, civility and concern for students and colleagues, commitment to value-centered education and service to students, the institution and the community.