The Human and Civil Rights Committee of Vermont-NEA announces its annual awards each year at the Vermont-NEA Representative Assembly. New this year, Vermont-NEA will be offering a cash prize to award recipients. THE 2017 DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 24!
These are the three categories in which an award may be given:
The Vermont-NEA HCR Committee welcomes nominations from Vermont-NEA members for the awards. Click here for an application form.
Vermont-NEA will accept nominations without regard to race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin and will present the awards to the nominees selected by the Human and Civil Rights Committee and approved by the Board of Directors.
The nominators must be Vermont-NEA members, must make nominations for specific awards, must submit the nominations according to the committee's guidelines and format, and must have the nominations in on time.
a) Individuals, schools, local affiliates, or Vermont organizations working in the area of human and civil rights that have a community-wide impact.
b) If nominee is an individual who works in a K-12 school and is eligible for membership, the person must be a Vermont-NEA member.
c) Nominees may not be Association staff.
d) Vermont-NEA accepts nominations without regard to race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin.
e) Vermont-NEA reserves the right to present no award or to select a nominee other than the person or organization nominated for an award.
f) Vermont-NEA presents awards to nominees as selected by the Vermont-NEA Human/Civil Rights Committee and approved by the Vermont-NEA Executive Committee.
Nominators Requirements and Information
1. Must be a Vermont-NEA member.
2. Must make nominations under a specific award category.
3. Must submit a completed nomination on official Vermont-NEA nomination form either on-line, postmarked or delivered to Vermont-NEA by the designated deadline. You may also submit additional supporting documentation to support the nomination (ex: letters of support, articles, video (links), etc.
4. Must have nomination forms and documents submitted (on-line), postmarked, delivered or faxed on or before February 24, 2017 to: Vermont-NEA, c/o Sheree Parker, 10 Wheelock Street, Montpelier, VT 05602-3737 (fax #: 802-223-1253).