STEP Services for TN Schools
Submit Your Nomination for STEP's Advocate of the Year Award
STEP, Inc. (Support and Training for Exceptional
Parents) is accepting nominations for the 2015 Wayne Parker Advocate of the Year Award.
This award is given each year to a person who has exemplified using information
to assist their own child or someone else’s child with a disability to receive
a free appropriate public education.
STEP seeks recipients who
demonstrate teamwork and collaboration and the zeal to share the information
they have learned with others. Nominees may be a parent of a child with a
disability, an advocate that works with families, a teacher who has been
exemplary in the life of a student with a disability, or a service provider who
has bridged the gap for a student or their family to assist in receiving a free
appropriate public education.
Click here for nomination form.
Please submit your nominations via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Include in the subject line: Nominee for Wayne Parker Award
- Attach the Nomination form
- Attach Photo of nominee (jpg format)
will be considered and the recipient chosen to receive the award will be
contacted for further information.
Deadline for nominations
is May 1, 2015.
Winner of the award will be honored at the 2015 TN Disability Mega Conference
Annual Awards Banquet on May 20th in Nashville.
We look forward to your nominations!
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is to empower parents through information, training and support to become effective partners with professionals in planning appropriate educational programs for their children.
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We improve the lives of families of children with disabilities by guiding them through challenges they face accessing education and community programs.
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