Accepting applications for ACEI's chapter recognition awards.
The Chapter Recognition Awards recognize those Chapters that significantly advance and enhance the purposes of ACEI; achieve membership development through excellent programs, activities, and events; increase membership; establish consistent communications; and exhibit strong governance,
Who Is Eligible?
All ACEI Chapters that have been organized for at least two years, are in good standing, and have an active membership are eligible. The only exception is the "Best New Chapter Award" submission.
Submissions need to be received at ACEI Headquarters by January 21, 2011. Chapter applications must reflect work performed and/or created between January 1-December 31, 2010.
Submit two copies of each entry via mail (no faxes) to:
Association for Childhood Education International
Attn: Jana Pauldin
17904 Georgia Avenue, Suite 215
Olney, MD 20832
Or send via e-mail to email@example.com. Chapter entries can only be applied to one award. For additional information about award guidelines, visit chapter awards and grants online at http://acei.org/ community/about-acei-chapters/awards-and-grants/.
Chapters are encouraged to showcase their achievements for the following awards:
Best New Chapter
Best Professional Development
Best Global Focus
Best Communications/Public Relations
Best Community Service
Student Chapter Leaders--Don't forget to recognize your outstanding faculty adviser for the Adviser of the Year Award. This award is based on a faculty adviser's outstanding service to a student chapter through dedication and creative chapter guidance, effective motivation, supportive chapter advocacy and representation within the field of childhood education, and encouragement of professional attitudes and development of emerging educators. The award is presented during the ACEI Annual Conference, and the winning adviser will receive a commemorative plaque and a one-year ACEI professional membership. The student chapter will receive a $300 cash award. Nomination guidelines and recommendation forms are available online at http://acei.org/community/ aboutacei-chapters/awards-and-grants/adviser-of-the-year/.
Feel free to contact Jana Pauldin, Director of Chapter Development and Communications, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-570-2111/800-423-3563 (U.S. and Canada) if you have any questions.