Saturday, January 23, 2010

Nominations for the Mt. Diablo CAC Special Education "You Make A Difference" Awards

The Community Advisory Committee (CAC) for Special Education is soliciting nominations for the “You Make A Difference Award”. This award will be presented to persons or organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the lives of special education students in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District. The awards will be presented at a dessert social on Wednesday, March 24, 2010 7:00 pm at Mtn. View Elementary, 1705 Thornwood Drive Concord, CA 94521.

Eligible for consideration are:
a. Parents (General Education, Special Education)
b. Students (General Education)
c. Teaching Staff (General Education, Special Education)
d. Support Staff (i.e. Office Managers, Assistants, Custodians)
e. Community (Individuals or Organizations)

Evaluation Guidelines:
a. Nominees must have demonstrated contributions above and beyond their role as a parent/student or their job description.
b. A balance will be sought from all aspects of the student’s life, i.e., educators, bus drivers, custodians, employers and community organizations or individuals.
c. High priority consideration will be given to, but not limited to, activities in the area of mainstreaming, integration, fostering parental involvement, job placement, career development and curriculum enhancement.
d. Up to 20 awards will be given.

Nominations are due by February 22, 2010.

For an application, please click HERE
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