Certificate of Special Recognition

An award recognizing any administrative personnel, other than a CEO (principal, program director, dean) of programs for the deaf/hard of hearing, retired from an administrative position since the previous annual meeting, or who will retire prior to the end of the current school year, and who have 10 years or more service in the profession of education of the deaf. School or program membership in CEASD at the time of retirement is required.


1) The National Office will send out the Call for Nominations in the Newsletter, or in a separate mailing and with the convention registration materials annually along with the notice that these nominations must be made to the Honors and Awards Committee.

2) Nominations must be made by the school or program superintendent, president, director or chief executive officers and will be received by the Committee annually for presentation at the regular meeting. Upon retirement the nominee must have worked in the field of deaf education for a minimum of 10 years.

3) The person making the nomination must submit name, address, present position, academic and professional background of the nominee and state in 200 words or fewer the reason for the nomination.

4) The Honors and Awards Committee will submit all verified nominations to the Executive Committee for final approval.

When Presented: At regular meeting of CEASD.

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