Mentor Award

WELV Mentor Award

This award is presented to aneducational leader who served or serves as an inspirational mentor to women leaders and has consistently supported women for advancement throughout his/her career.

Criteria for Consideration

  • Has mentored multiple women who with the assistance of the mentorship became strong, successful educational leaders.
  • Consistently seeks ways to encourage women to take that next step or face with grace the next challenge.
  • Is recognized in Virginia as a mentor and there is evidence that he/she has taken positive steps to insure gender equity in educational leadership

Recipients: Kim Evans, Superintendent, Greensville County, 2019

Nomination Procedures: The nominator is to submit (1) a letter of nomination, referring specifically to stated criteria and citing examples, (2) a resume, and (3) two additional letters of recommendation from individuals who know well and can speak to the accomplishments of the nominee.

These materials are to be submitted electronically to the Executive Director ( by February 1.

Selection Procedures: The Nominations Committee of the WELV Board will review completed nomination packetsand make recommendations, based on stated criteria, to the full WELV Board. The Board will make final decisions on the awards to be made at the upcoming Annual Conference.