Celebration of Stars 2017

Nominate your stars!

Help us recognize the best!

In an effort to highlight and show the district's support for its employees, Tucson Unified will honor the "best of the best" by recognizing them at the Celebration of the Stars on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.


Each campus and department is asked to nominate, if they so choose, an employee in each category. The district will then select a winner per category.

We are accepting nominations for the following categories:

Note: Deadline for nominations has been extended to Friday, April 7, 2017.

Nomination Applications

Only complete applications will be reviewed. As part of the application process, select nominees may be interviewed at the district level to determine the finalists per category. If submitting a printed application, principal or district supervisor must sign the application form, as an official endorsement of each candidate nominated. If you are submitting the application packet through email, the principal or district supervisor should email the packet.

Please be sure to:

  • Fill out all forms completely – Nominee's name should NOT be mentioned in the nomination essay answers, just in the top portion of the application.
  • Email packet to dalila.diaz@tusd1.org or to return completed printed nomination packet to the address below:
    Dalila Diaz, Executive Assistant
    Office of Deputy Superintendent
    Teaching & Learning
    1010 E Tenth Street
    Tucson, AZ 85719

*Incomplete forms will be returned.

If you have questions, please contact us at 520.225.6441.