Nominations for the 2016 Daryl F. Gates Lifetime Achievement, Officer of the Year, & Educator of the Year Awards
D.A.R.E. America is accepting nominations for the 2016 Daryl F. Gates D.A.R.E. Lifetime Achievement, D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year, and D.A.R.E. Educator of the Year Awards. Recipients of these prestigious awards will be honored during the 29th Annual D.A.R.E. International Training Conference. The conference is being held in Atlanta, Georgia, July 19-21, 2016.
Nominees for the awards shall have distinguished themselves in their dedication to D.A.R.E. Their efforts must demonstrate a commitment to D.A.R.E. beyond the high standards evidenced by others involved in the program.
Nominations for an award will be accomplished by individual submission of correspondence to the appropriate D.A.R.E. America Regional Director. The nomination documentation must clearly articulate all information to be considered for selection, as well as identification of the nominating party/entity. Materials submitted for the nomination will not be returned. The correspondence should be no longer than two pages, single-spaced, 12 pt. type. Additional information may be submitted as attachments to the nomination. The nomination should include the identity of the person to contact regarding selection results. Nominations must be received by D.A.R.E. America Regional Directors on or before Friday, April 22, 2016.
Those individuals selected to be honored must be available to attend the 29th Annual D.A.R.E. International Training Conference; all costs associated with their attendance will be paid by D.A.R.E. America. A special panel will be convened by D.A.R.E. America to review nomination information and select those to be honored. Selection will be completed by May 06, 2016. Notification, to nominating person/entity, of award selections will be accomplished by May 11, 2016.
Please feel free to contact your D.A.R.E. America Regional Director for additional information. Their contact information is available on our website or can be obtained by calling (800) 223-3273.
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