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Alumni Excellence in Education Award Nomination Form

The GSE welcomes nominations for the Alumni Excellence in Education Award. Strong candidates from across a range of education sectors (schools, districts, nonprofits, tech, academia, or research) will have demonstrated excellence in one or more of the following award criterion:

  • Advancement of knowledge through research, teaching, publications, or technology as it relates to the interdisciplinary field of education
  • Commitment to dynamic, high-quality educational practice at the classroom, school site, or district level as a teacher, principal, or district leader
  • Dedication to underserved and low-resourced student populations
  • Innovation in addressing a timely issue or challenge in education
  • Leadership in educational policy at the local, state, federal, or international level

Take a moment to check out our newly simplified nomination form!

DEADLINE: Nominations for the 2022 award are due Monday, April 4, 2022.

How to nominate

Please complete the form below. Only nominations received by the due date will be considered.

The strongest nominations include detailed responses that shed light on the nominee's qualities beyond what is stated in the nominee's resume/CV. Note that at least one additional letter of support written by someone other than the nominator, and a resume, CV or functional equivalency such as a LinkedIn contact for the nominee (submitted using this form) are required. A second letter of support written by someone other than the nominator is optional but is strongly recommended.

We recommend completing your answers in a word processing application and pasting them in the form below to ensure you retain a record. Alternatively, you may download, print, and submit this form.

1. Nominee
2. Nominator
3. Tell us more
*We strongly recommend completing your answers in another word processing application and then cutting and pasting your responses to have a record of your nomination, and to avoid any chance of losing your work.
*We strongly recommend completing your answers in another word processing application and then cutting and pasting your responses to have a record of your nomination, and to avoid any chance of losing your work.
4. Other considerations
* 'Early career' is defined as an individual who is ten or less years past their terminal degree at the GSE. ** 'Lifetime Achievement' is defined as an individual who is 40 or more years past their terminal degree at the GSE.
5. Attachments
Required if not providing URL to LinkedIn Profile.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
Required if not uploading resume/cv.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
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