Wednesday, February 24, 2010

You Make a Difference - Deadline Extended

The deadline to submit nominations for the You Make a Difference Award has been extended to March 9th.

What is the You Make a Difference Award?
The You Make a Difference Award is presented to persons or organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the lives of special education students in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District .

Who should be nominated?
Parents (General Education, Special Education)
Students (General Education)
Teaching Staff (General Education, Special Education)
Support Staff (i.e. Office Managers, Assistants, Custodians)
Community (Individuals or Organizations)

What are the criteria?
Nominees should have demonstrated contributions above and beyond their role as a parent/student or their job description. 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. 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. Up to 20 awards will be given.

Where and When will the awards be presented?
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 .

Download the nomination form HERE.
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