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In an effort to recognize the amazing work of our colleagues across the state, the OH-AHEAD Board is pleased to announce the creation of the Rising Star Award and Outstanding Leadership Award! You can find descriptions of each of the awards below. The winners will receive a commemorative plaque, free registration for the 2016 OH-AHEAD conference, and one year free membership to OH-AHEAD.

 

Please consider nominating a fellow colleague or forwarding this email to a colleague’s supervisor. Nominations are due by  Friday, June 24th. The nomination form is available at http://goo.gl/forms/T3UyS8HKpI. Winners will be contacted in late July or early August and recognized at this year’s conference in October.

 

The Rising Star Award:

  • Nominee has worked in disability services less than five years at time of nomination (both professional and graduate student staff are eligible).
  • Either the nominator or nominee must be a current OH-AHEAD member.
  • Nominee demonstrates passion for the work, capacity for future leadership, and examples of above-and-beyond service.
  • Involvement in OH-AHEAD and/or AHEAD considered a plus.

 

The Outstanding Leadership Award:

  • Nominee has worked in disability services at least five years at time of nomination (professional staff only).
  • Either the nominator or nominee must be a current OH-AHEAD member.
  • Nominee demonstrates passion for the work, has contributed to the advancement of the disability services profession, and has helped increase opportunities for students with disabilities as a whole.
  • Involvement in OH-AHEAD and/or AHEAD considered a plus.