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Specialty Awards

Wayne Osness Honor Award

Nomination Criteria:

  • A member of KAHPERD for more than 10 years
  • A member of SHAPE America
  • Demonstrates leadership in the profession
  • Has made a significant contribution to the profession (article/book publication, presentations, ….)
  • Demonstrates service given to the profession (teaching, administrative, committee contributions, …)

Nomination forms must be submitted by March 10th.
 

Candidate Requirements:

  • Two letters of recommendation/support from a district official, an administrator, colleague, and/or parent.
  • Personal essay/profile summarizing professional history, contribution to the profession, accomplishments (personal and professional), service to the community and/or other important information as it pertains to the award
  • Professional Headshot (JPEG, 300dpi minimum)

Candidate must submit requirements to the Awards Committee Chair by June 15th.

 

 

Vicki Worrell Service Award

Nomination Criteria:

  • A member of KAHPERD for more than 5 years
  • A member of SHAPE America
  • Has exemplified the spirit of devoted service and contributions to one or more of the following areas within the professional realms of health, physical education, recreation, and dance: the KAHPERD organization, program/committee work, promoting healthy, active lifestyles and/or representing the profession

Nomination forms must be submitted by March 10th.
 

Candidate Requirements:

  • Two letters of recommendation/support from a district official, an administrator, colleague, and/or parent.
  • A personal essay/profile summarizing professional history, contribution to the profession (article/book publications, presentations,…) accomplishments (personal and professional), service to the profession (KAHPERD leadership/contributions, promoting healthy/active lifestyles, representing the profession through committee work/programming, ….) and/or other important information as it pertains to the award
  • Professional Headshot (JPEG, 300dpi minimum)

Candidate must submit requirements to the Awards Committee Chair by June 15th.

Kathy Ermler Technology Award

Nomination Criteria:

  • A member of KAHPERD for more than 5 years
  • Demonstrates innovative programming while utilizing technology within the classroom
  • Award winners will be encouraged to present at the following year’s KAHPERD conference and submit an article for the KAHPERD journal/newsletter.

Nomination forms must be submitted by March 10th.
 

Candidate Requirements:

  • Two letters of support/recommendation from a district official, an administrator, colleague, parent, and/or student
  • A personal essay/profile summarizing  professional history, leadership, service to the profession (KAHPERD, programming, committee work, ….), contribution to the profession (book/article publications, training workshops, presentations, …), innovative programming utilizing technology, accomplishments (personal and professional), and/or other important information as it pertains to the award, a source of reference as it applies to the use of technology within the classroom – highlighting the criteria for the award nomination (powerpoint, web page, written materials, ….)
  • Professional Headshot (JPEG, 300dpi minimum)

Candidate must submit requirements to the Awards Committee Chair by June 15th.

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