State Awards

State Awards


Nomination Forms are due by September 8, 2017

Please access the Google forms by clicking on the title of each award.

 Outstanding Administrator of the Year!

The recipient of this award is an administrator who (1) has demonstrated his/her knowledge, skill and sensitivity in advancing the opportunities, life potential, and achievement of children and/or adults with disabilities, (2) often goes above and beyond what is normally expected in his/her profession, (3) serves as a role model and inspiration to his/her students, teachers, and community. Please provide specific examples and details on nomination form.

The person nominating the individual must be a current CEC member.


Outstanding Advocate of the Year!

The recipient of this award may be a business, organization, agency or individual who (1) has educated the general public on the characteristics, unique needs, strengths and potential of children or adults with exceptional needs, or (2) provides exceptional support services to children or adults with exceptional needs, or (3) has made a contribution to the mission of the Indiana Council of Exceptional Children. Please provide specific examples and details on nomination form.

 

Distinctive Service of the Year!

The recipient of this award may be a business, organization, agency or individual who (1) has demonstrated exemplary personal and professional qualities while making outstanding contributions

to children with exceptionalities, or (2) has made a contribution to the mission of the Indiana Council

for Exceptional Children. Please provide specific examples and details on nomination form.

 

 

Outstanding Student Member of the Year!

The recipient of this award must be a student pursuing a special education license who is an active member of his/her CEC student chapter; student taught in the 2014-2015 school year; and who (1) has demonstrated his/her knowledge, skill and sensitivity in teaching students with exceptional needs, (2) often goes above and beyond what is normally expected as a student teacher, (3) serves as a role model and inspiration to his/her students, family members, and colleagues, (4) is an active CEC member. Please provide specific examples and details on nomination form.

 

 

Special Education Teacher of the Year!

The recipient of this award must be a licensed special education teacher who (1) has demonstrated his/her knowledge, skill and sensitivity in teaching students with exceptional needs, (2) often goes above and beyond what is normally expected in his/her profession, (3) serves as a role model and inspiration to his/her colleagues, (4) has been an active member of CEC for at least three continuous years. Please provide specific examples and details on nomination form.


Outstanding Professor of the Year!

  The recipient of this award must be a professor who (1) has demonstrated his/her knowledge, skill and sensitivity in teaching university students about persons with disabilities, (2) often goes above and beyond what is normally expected in his/her profession, (3) serves as a role model and inspiration to his/her students and colleagues. Please provide specific examples and details on nomination form.

 

YES I CAN! Student award!

 

The Yes I Can Awards honor children and youth with exceptionalities who shine. CEC has recognized the accomplishments of thousands of students since the program started in 1982.

 

Students ages 3-21 are eligible for their achievements in these categories:

  • Academics 
  • Arts 
  • Athletics 
  • School and Community Activities
  • Self-Advocacy 
  • Technology 
  • Transition