Awards

Valerie Vincent  |  9/10/2014 2:21:00 AM

Awards at a Glance



AWARDS

MEMBERSHIP

REQUIREMENT

PURPOSE

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

What do I get?

All applicants must complete an on-line awards application. Hard copies should be sent to your affiliate Vice President for Awards & Recognition or Affiliate President’s designee. VISIT THE ONLINE AWARDS MANUAL FOR COMPLETE DETAILS FOR ALL AWARDS! www.neafcs.org

NEAFCS Greenwood Frysinger Award

Member 5 years or less

Opportunity to expand the professional’s network or participation in a professional development activity. Begin within 12 months of award receipt.

National winner will present Showcase of Excellence at Annual Session the year following award receipt OR present a webinar within 18 months of receiving award. Received once.

One (1) $400 cash award for mentee

Certificate for mentor(s)

NEAFCS Distinguished

Service Award

Member 10 years or more

Recognizes Extension FCS Educators for leadership, outstanding programs, and personal & professional growth

Only awarded once per person. Award determined within Affiliate. Number of awards given determined by number of members. Has attended 2 or more Annual Sessions. Received once.

Plaque given at Annual Session

NEAFCS Continued Excellence Award

Member at least 12 years

Recognize active involvement in professional improvement programs, promotion of professional development, leadership.

Has attended 3 or more Annual Sessions
Received NEAFCS Distinguished Service Award prior to the current session. Received once.

Plaque given at Annual Session

NEAFCS Educator of the Year

Member at least 12 years

To recognize a professional Extension FCS Educator who is conducting outstanding educational programs that demonstrate impact on families. Continued professional development activities involvement.

Must have received DSA & CE awards prior to submitting. Attended 4 or more Annual Sessions, letters of support from administration. Showcase of Excellence display at annual session. Received once.

Plaque given at Annual Session





AWARDS

MEMBERSHIP

REQUIREMENT

PURPOSE

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

What do I get?

All applicants must complete an on-line awards application. Hard copies should be sent to your affiliate Vice President for Awards & Recognition or Affiliate President’s designee. VISIT THE AWARDS MANUAL FOR COMPLETE DETAILS FOR ALL AWARDS!



Florence Hall Award

Member

To recognize members who have been alert in recognizing emerging issues or new concerns and interests of families or individuals and have planned and implemented programs that benefit families/individuals.

Program begun within the past 5 years by individual or team.

First place $300 annual session scholarship

2nd & 3rd places receive certificates

NEAFCS Past President’s New Professional

Award

New Member

To recognize outstanding accomplishments of NEAFCS members within first three years of employment. Encourage member to attend Annual Session.

Must not have previously attended Annual Session. Must be in the first three years of employment with Cooperative Extension. Must attend Annual Session to receive award. Forfeited if unable to attend. No team awards.

One (1) $500 cash award given at Annual Session

Dean Don Felker Financial Management Award

Member

Given to FCS Educators who have developed an outstanding program on some aspect of family financial management. Program should provide training in budgeting, credit management, savings, etc.

Application may be submitted by individual or team. First place national winner will present a concurrent Session at Annual Session year award received.

First place $300 annual session scholarship

2nd & 3rd places receives certificates

Mary W. Wells

Memorial Diversity Award

Member

To recognize outstanding efforts and accomplishments of individuals and/or teams in diversity and pluralism for any Extension FCS program or activity, including staff development, advisory councils, programs, etc.

Application may be submitted by individual or team. Program or activity shall have been conducted within past year. First place national winner will present a concurrent session at Annual Session the year award is received. Regional winners will jointly present a concurrent session.

One (1) $500 cash award given at Annual Session. Regional winners will receive certificates.



AWARDS

MEMBERSHIP

REQUIREMENT

PURPOSE

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

What do I get?

All applicants must complete an on-line awards application. Hard copies should be sent to your affiliate Vice President for Awards & Recognition or Affiliate President’s designee. VISIT THE AWARDS MANUAL FOR COMPLETE DETAILS FOR ALL AWARDS!

Program Excellence Through Research Award

Member

To recognize members as researchers and users of research. Emphasizes the use of research results to improve existing programs.

Application may be submitted by team or individual. First place national winner will present a concurrent session on their research at Annual Session the year award is received.

First place $300 annual session scholarship – 2nd & 3rd place receive certificates

Early Childhood

Child Care Training

Award

Member

To recognize outstanding childcare professional training that addresses the needs of young children.

Application may be submitted by individual or team. Program must have been conducted with two years prior to applying. Application must contain a marketing and delivery piece. First place national winner will participate in the Showcase of Excellence at Annual Session the year award is received.



First place $300 annual session scholarship – 2nd & 3rd place receive certificates

Food Safety Award

Member

To recognize outstanding innovative programming that has shown impact of significant food safety nature. Technology use a plus.

Application may be submitted by individual or team. Program or activity should have been conducted in the past 3 years. First place national winner will present a concurrent session at Annual Session the year award is received.

First place $500 cash award given at Annual Session – 2nd & 3rd place receive certificates

Communications

Newsletters

Award

Member

To encourage excellence in communications in 9 categories, including newsletters.

Application may be submitted by an individual or team. Programs shall have been conducted within past three (3) years.



First place $300 annual session scholarship -

2nd & 3rd place receive certificates

Communications

Written Press Releases Award

Member

To encourage excellence in communications in 9 categories, including Press Releases.

Application may be submitted by an individual or team. Programs shall have been conducted within past three (3) years.



First place $300 annual session scholarship -

2nd & 3rd place receive certificates



AWARDS

MEMBERSHIP

REQUIREMENT

PURPOSE

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

What do I get?

All applicants must complete an on-line awards application. Hard copies should be sent to your affiliate Vice President for Awards & Recognition or Affiliate President’s designee. VISIT THE AWARDS MANUAL FOR COMPLETE DETAILS FOR ALL AWARDS!

Communications

Radio/Podcast Program

Award

Member

To encourage excellence in communications in 9 categories, including educational radio and/or podcast programs/spots.

Application may be submitted by an individual or team. Programs shall have been conducted within past three (3) years.



First place $300 annual session scholarship -

2nd & 3rd place receive certificates

Communications

Television/Video Program

Award

Member

To encourage excellence in communications in 9 categories, including educational television and/or video programming

Application may be submitted by an individual or team Programs shall have been conducted within past three (3) years.



First place $300 annual session scholarship -

2nd & 3rd place receive certificates

Communications

Educational Technology

Award

Member

To encourage excellence in communications in 9 categories, including educational technology.

Application may be submitted by an individual or team. Programs shall have been conducted within past three (3) years.



First place $300 annual session scholarship -

2nd & 3rd place receive certificates

Communications

Educational Curriculum Package Award

Member

To encourage excellence in communications in 9 categories, including educational curriculum packages.

Application may be submitted by an individual or team. Programs shall have been conducted within past three (3) years.

First place $300 annual session scholarship -

2nd & 3rd place receive certificates

Communications

Educational Publications Award

Member

To encourage excellence in communications in 9 categories, including educational publications.

Application may be submitted by an individual or team. Programs shall have been conducted within past three (3) years.

First place $300 annual session scholarship -

2nd & 3rd place receive certificates



AWARDS

MEMBERSHIP

REQUIREMENT

PURPOSE

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

What do I get?

All applicants must complete an on-line awards application. Hard copies should be sent to your affiliate Vice President for Awards & Recognition or Affiliate President’s designee. VISIT THE AWARDS MANUAL FOR COMPLETE DETAILS FOR ALL AWARDS!

Communications

Photography Award

Member

To encourage excellence in communications in 9 categories, including photography.

Application may be submitted by an individual or team. Programs shall have been conducted within past three (3) years.

First place $300 annual session scholarship -

2nd & 3rd place receive certificates

Communications

Internet Education Technology

Award

Member

To encourage excellence in communications in 9 categories, including internet education technology.

Application may be submitted by an individual or team. Programs shall have been conducted within past three (3) years.



First place $300 annual session scholarship -

2nd & 3rd place receive certificates

Marketing Package Award

Member

For outstanding marketing package promoting a class, program or pertinent Family & Consumer Sciences issues.

Application may be submitted by an individual or team. Effort must have been successfully used by applicant within three (3) years. Application must contain a variety of marketing pieces. First place national winner will participate in the Showcase of Excellence at Annual Session the year award is received.

First place $300 annual session scholarship – 2nd & 3rd place receive certificates

Community Partnership Award

Member

Recognizes NEAFCS members for their efforts in building community partnerships to meet the educational needs and/or concerns of families.

Application may be submitted by an individual or team. Effort shall have been conducted within past three (3) years. First place national winner shall present a concurrent session the year award received.

First place $300 annual session scholarship -

2nd & 3rd place receive certificates

Extension Housing Outreach Award

Member

To recognize programming which enhances housing outreach to communities and special needs families.

Application may be submitted by an individual or team. Award money should be used to further develop Extension housing programs. Outreach shall have been conducted with last two years. National winners will participate in the Showcase of Excellence at Annual Session the year award is received.

Two (2) $300 cash awards given at Annual Session

AWARDS

MEMBERSHIP

REQUIREMENT

PURPOSE

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

What do I get?

All applicants must complete an on-line awards application. Hard copies should be sent to your affiliate Vice President for Awards & Recognition or Affiliate President’s designee. VISIT THE AWARDS MANUAL FOR COMPLETE DETAILS FOR ALL AWARDS!

Clean and Healthy Families & Communities Award

Member

Honor outstanding educational programming efforts that utilize any of ACI’s educational materials. (food safety, emergency preparedness or response, safe & effective use of cleaning products, etc. )

Application may be submitted by an individual or team. Activity or program shall have been conducted by an Extension Educator in the past two years. National winner(s) will present a concurrent session at Annual Session the year award is received.

Two (2) $500 annual session scholarships, tabletop award & recognition in Cleanliness Matters

Family Health & Wellness Award

Member

Recognize innovative programs that promote and improve the health and wellness of families including but not limited to nutrition, fitness, family meals, meal planning, time or stress management, and healthy lifestyle.

Application may be submitted by an individual or team. The program or activity shall have been conducted in the past three years. First place national winner will participate in Showcase of Excellence at Annual Session the year the award is received.

First place $300 annual session scholarship -

2nd & 3rd place receive certificates

Environmental Education

Member

Recognizes NEAFCS members for outstanding educational programs conducted for families and/or communities on various environmental issues/concerns.

Application may be submitted by an individual or a team. The program or activity shall have been conducted in the past three years. First place national winner will participate in the Showcase of Excellence at Annual Session the year award is received.

First place $300 annual session scholarship – 2nd & 3rd place receive certificates



Human Development/

Family Relationships

Member

Recognizes innovative human development /family relationships educational efforts including child care, parenting, relationships through the life span, marriage enrichment, communications (parent/child), retirement, aging, stress management, and related issues.





Application may be submitted by an individual or a team. The program or activity shall have been conducted in the past three years. First place national winner will participate in the Showcase of Excellence at Annual Session the year award is received.



First place $300 annual session scholarship -

2nd & 3rd place certificates

AWARDS

MEMBERSHIP

REQUIREMENT

PURPOSE

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

What do I get?

All applicants must complete an on-line awards application. Hard copies should be sent to your affiliate Vice President for Awards & Recognition or Affiliate President’s designee. VISIT THE AWARDS MANUAL FOR COMPLETE DETAILS FOR ALL AWARDS!

School Wellness

Member

Recognizes outstanding school-based programs to promote and improve physical, emotional, and/or social wellness of students, staff or families of students in the school community. May include nutrition, fitness, garden-based nutrition education, health, character education, self esteem, farm-to-school and more.

Application may be submitted by an individual or a team. The program or activity shall have been conducted in the past three years. First place national winner will participate in the Showcase of Excellence at Annual Session the year award is received.

First place $300 annual session scholarship -

2nd & 3rd place receive certificates

Social Networking

Member

Recognizes innovative online social networking efforts.

Application may be submitted by an individual or a team. The network has been created within the past three years. First place national winner will present a concurrent session the year the award is received.

First place $300 annual session scholarship -

2nd & 3rd place receive certificates

“Awards at-a-Glance Grid 2014”

Revised by Maudie Kelly, Vice President for Awards & Recognition 09/2013

National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences



Contact your Affiliate vice president of awards or Roxie Price, NEAFCS Vice President for Awards and Recognition by email at roxieb@uga.edu or by phone at 229-391-7980.

2013-2014 LEAFCS/NEAFCS AWARDS INFORMATION

Shatonia McCarty, LEAFCS Vice President for Awards and Recognition

(Revised November, 2013)

For criteria for each award, refer to Awards and Recognition Manual at: http://www.neafcs.org

DEADLINE for LEAFCS award applications: January 15, 2014

Send Award(s) to Chair listed below

Please note: All national awards also require an online application.

AWARD

CHAIR

PHONE, FAX, E-mail

-Marketing Package Award

-Community Partnership Award

*Communications Awards

-Social Networking Award

-Friend of LEAFCS Award

School Wellness Award

Sharman Charles

271 Knapp Hall – LSU

Baton Rouge, La 70803

225-578-1704

FAX 225-578-5300

sjcharles@agcenter.lsu.edu

-Distinguished Service Award (DSA)

-Florence Hall Award

-Extension Housing Outreach Award

-SDA Clean Homes….

Healthy Families - Program Award

-Food Safety Award

Shatonia McCarty

7101 Gulf Hwy

Lake Charles, La 70607



337-475-8812

FAX 337-475-8815

schatman@agcenter.lsu.edu

-NEAFCS Greenwood Fellowship

-NEAFCS Grace Frysinger Fellowship

-NEAFCS Extension Educator

of the Year

-Continued Excellence Award



Robin Landry

119 Robin Street

Napoleonville, La 70390

985-369-6386

FAX 985-369-6845

rlandry@agcenter.lsu.edu

-Dean Don Felker Financial Mgt. Award

-Mary W. Wells Memorial

Diversity Award

-Program Excellence through

Research Award

-Environmental Education Award

Human Development/Family Relationship Award

Cathy Agan

704 Cypress Street

West Monroe, La 71291

318-323-2251

FAX 318-387-9376

cagan@agcenter.lsu.edu



-New Professional Award

-Betty Jane Fairchild Award (state award only – see LEAFCS handbook for criteria and application)

-Healthy Lifestyles Education Grant

-Excellence in 4-H After school Programming Award

Debbie Melvin

402 West 5th Street

P.O. Box 429

Thibodaux, LA 70302

985-446-1316

FAX 985-449-1549

dmelvin@agcenter.lsu.edu

Maxine Reeves Award

(state award only – see LEAFCS handbook for criteria)

Debbie Melvin

402 West 5th Street

P.O. Box 429

Thibodaux, LA 70302

985-446-1316

FAX 985-449-1549

dmelvin@agcenter.lsu.edu



*Newsletters and online newsletters

*Written News

*Radio(including podcasts)

*Television

*Overhead Transparencies

*Educational Technology

*Educational Curriculum Package

*Educational Publications



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