For Educators

Outstanding Educator of the Year Award Nominations

Each year, the Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas recognizes an individual 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 completing a 2014 Nomination Form. Members may also contact Jennifer Ford at or (214) 267-1374 with any questions or to request a form. Deadline for nominations is Friday, August 22, 2014. Winner(s) will be recognized at the Learning Together, Focusing on Possibilities Fall Conference on Saturday, September 27, 2014.