Special Education Directors,
Nominations are now being accepted for this year’s Arizona Secondary Transition Services Awards!
On behalf of ADE/ESS and other partnering agencies, you are invited to submit your nominations for this year's Secondary Transition Services Awards that will be presented at Arizona’s 2021 Virtual IDEA Conference. Visit the IDEA Conference website to learn more.
It is important for us to recognize some of the many successes in the provision of transition services that occur each year across Arizona, but we can’t do it alone. We need your nominations to identify individuals that exceed expectations! After reading the information below, submit your nomination for the Arizona Secondary Transition Awards.
- Youth/Young Adult Nomination
Do you know of a youth or recently graduated young adult who has benefited from successful secondary transition services?
Nominate a youth or young adult to receive this award.
- Community-Based Nomination
Do you know of an individual (an employee, a manager or a community business owner) who has superior experience or skill in the provision of secondary transition services? Does this person exceed expectations in offering the students and/or young adults with disabilities of Arizona an opportunity to connect with community-based experiences?
Nominate an individual, an employee, a manager or a community business owner to receive this award.
- School-Based Nomination
Do you know a PEA staff person who is an example to others in the provision of superior secondary transition services?
Nominate a certified staff, classified staff, or support staff member, a related service provider, or an administrator to receive this award.
- Secure Care Nomination
Do you know of a secure care staff member who is an example to others in the provision of superior secondary transition services?
Nominate a secure care certified staff, classified staff, or support staff member, a related service provider, or an administrator to receive this award.
After choosing a category, you will need to provide basic demographic information about the candidate’s background, strengths, and his or her outstanding participation in the Secondary Transition process. Summary is intended to showcase how the individual has exceeded expectations.
Please do not nominate programs or groups for any of the award categories. The hope is to recognize people for their individual efforts. Thank you in advance for your cooperation with this request.
Nomination forms must be submitted on or before July 2, 2021
If you have any questions, please contact the Secondary Transition Team via e-mail at [email protected].