Illinois Subdivision of the Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children
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Candidates for the Jeanette A. McCollum Award shall meet the following criteria:
This is a competitive award, established in 2015, and will be presented biennially at SAV. The award is presented to an early childhood professional, family member, student, or community member who have made significant contributions on a state, regional, or local level which have improved or will improve the lives of young children with special needs, their families, or those who work on their behalf. Contributions must be related to family engagement and be consistent with the overall goals of IDEC. The winner’s name is kept a secret until it is announced at SAV opening session.
Candidates for the Family Engagement Award shall meet the following criteria: