Awards of Excellence
Nominations for the 2014 Child Development Professional Awards of Excellence are now open.
Alberta Human Services and Alberta Education, in partnership with the Alberta Child Care Association, are pleased to present the 2014 Child Development Professional Awards of Excellence. The awards recognize professionals who work with children in programs licensed or approved by Alberta Human Services or Alberta Education. Eligible programs include: parent link centres, early childhood development programs, day care programs, out-of-school care programs, family day home agencies/approved day home providers, preschool programs and approved early childhood services programs.
This year, there will be nine awards to celebrate child development professionals in the following three categories:
- Individual (three Awards): One child development professional working with children
- Team (three Awards): A team of two or more child development professionals working with children
- Program (three Awards): An entire program
Award recipients must demonstrate professional excellence in at least one of the following areas: Innovative Programming, Inclusionary Practices, Collaborative Partnerships, Leadership, Promising Practices, Family/Parent Support, Community Building, and Continuous Improvement.
The Alberta Child Care Association will also provide an Award of Distinction, under a separate selection process, to recognize an individual who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of early learning and child care in Alberta.
Nominations close on Friday February 21, 2014
On the evening of May 2, 2014, the awards ceremony and dinner will take place at Edmonton Sutton Place.
Registration information for the awards ceremony and dinner will be available in March at www.albertachildcare.org.
Human Services and Education will co-host the awards, in partnership with:
- Alberta Child Care Association and the support of: