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Outstanding Educator of the Year Award Nominations

Outstanding Educator of the Year Form 2016_Page_1

Each year, the Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas recognizes individuals and/or teams working with students with Down syndrome in an inclusive educational setting, public or private. Experience, education, and community involvement, as well as teaching philosophy, are all criteria that the Award Committee will consider. Past winners have included teachers, transition specialists, speech therapists, paraprofessionals, and others working at all grade levels.

Any Down Syndrome Guild member may nominate their favorite educator by downloading and completing the Nomination Form. Deadline for nominations is Monday August 29, 2016. Winners will be recognized at the Learning Together, Focusing on Possibilities Fall Conference on October 1, 2016.  Members may also contact Jennifer Ford at or (214) 267-1374 to request a form.

Special thanks to the Charles H. Phipps Family Foundation for their support of the 2016 Fall Conference.

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