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Ann Harrison Service Award

The Ann Harrison Service Award is considered a lifetime achievement award. It is presented annually to a person from the field of education who has demonstrated outstanding service on behalf of gifted students in eastern North Carolina. Nominations may be made by any individual and the winner will be selected by a panel of ECU Conference Organizers.

Criteria

Nominees for the Ann Harrison Service Award must:
  • Have taught gifted children/youth for at least three years.
  • Demonstrate outstanding and unique educational methods.
  • Exhibit outstanding qualities related to gifted education in the areas of teaching, curriculum development and adaptation, working with gifted children/youth, working with parents, participating in PAGE activities where applicable, and dealing with other staff and administrators.
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to gifted education through professional experiences, professional organizations, and services in the area of education for the gifted.

Nominations must be received/postmarked by May 31.

The winner will be recognized at a special event during the annual ECU Gifted Conference in Greenville this fall.

Deadline for Application: August 20.

Please fill out the following form to nominate an outstanding person for the Ann Harrison Service Award.

Ann Harrison Service Award Nomination Form
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On: 14 Apr 2015 17:22
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On: 13 Apr 2015 23:31
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On: 13 Apr 2015 21:15
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On: 06 Apr 2015 22:02
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From the TRC: SMART Board Workshops

On: 02 Apr 2015 21:51
It’s Thursday, and a new edition of From the TRC is published to highlight another service or resource Joyner Library’s Teaching Resources Center has to support the College of Education’s faculty and students. This week, it’s our upcoming SMART Board workshops. Over the next two weeks, the Teaching Resources Center (TRC) is offering two separate workshops covering the basic functions of […]

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