Outstanding Family and Consumers Science Teacher Award

Nomination Deadline:
March 1

Recognition for significant accomplishments within the professional field of Family and Consumer Sciences Education.

Criteria for Outstanding FCS Teacher:

  • Certified FCS teacher.
  • Demonstrates outstanding teaching in the classroom.
  • Supports NMSU FCSE program (either through recruiting, supporting student teachers, allowing observations, etc.).
  • Active FCCLA or ProStart chapter advisor/sponsor.
  • Contributes to the profession through membership in professional organizations and service to the profession.

FCSE faculty will submit a letter to the FCS Department Head describing the performance and qualities of the nominee warranting the award. Supporting evidence is welcome, but not required.

Recipient will receive:
Framed certificate.

Submission options:
Nomination may be submitted by email or paper, but only supporting documents included in the original nomination will be considered.

Attach letter and supporting documentation to rpmoreno@nmsu.edu.


Mail letters of nomination to:
Family & Consumer Sciences c /o
Dept. Head, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
MSC 3470
New Mexico State University
PO Box 30003
Las Cruces, NM 88003-3470

On-campus address:
MSC 3470


  • 2019 Jodie Lamm
  • 2018 Linda Ortiz
  • 2017 Virginia Lerma
  • 2016 Cheryl Hinrichs