Distinguished Service Award in Special Education

The NASET Distinguished Service Award in Special Education is given to an individual(s) that has made a commitment to educate and/or advocate for children with disabilities and their families on a national or international level.

The NASET Distinguished Service Award in Special Education is NASET's most prestigious award and is bestowed annually. The winner of this award exemplifies a genuine concern for the education and well being of children with special needs.

Selection Criteria

Nominators are encouraged to consider addressing any or all of the activities listed below, in order to demonstrate the candidate's unique qualifications for the NASET Distinguished Service Award in Special Education


Candidates will be judged based upon the following criteria:

Teaching

Curriculum Development

  • Engagements with Students in Educational Activities (outside of classroom)
  • Other Demonstrations of Quality Teaching
  • Relationships with Students, Parents, Colleagues, Administrators, etc.
  • Teaching Honors, Awards, or Recognition
  • Teaching Innovations

Service (outside of classroom)

  • Community Service
  • Other Areas of Service
  • Service Honors, Awards, or Recognition
  • Service to Professional Organizations
  • Service within School District

Professional Activities

  • Awards and/or Certifications
  • Membership/Participation in Professional Organizations
  • Other Contributions to the Profession
  • Professional Development and/or Continued Education Publication
  • Research

2014 Award Nominations Closed

Look for 2015 Nomination Schedule and Forms in January 2015

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