NYSSBA recognizes the commitment of school boards and school districts with these prestigious awards.
|Be the Change for Kids Innovation Awards
This program has been suspended until further notice.
|Champion for Change Award
The Champion for Change Award is presented annually to a current school board member, serving on a school board within their first 5 years, recognizing innovative and ethical leadership in fostering ground-breaking improvements in school district programs and operations. The successful candidate is a champion for children who fosters creative change that enriches educational opportunities and improves academic results. Candidates demonstrate leadership focus on enhancing learning and expanded educational opportunities for all students. The nomination deadline is March 16, 2018.
|Everett R. Dyer Award for Distinguished School Board Service
The Everett R. Dyer Award for Distinguished School Board Service is presented annually to a current or former school board member to recognize his or her outstanding contributions to public education and children. Named to honor a former NYSSBA executive director, it is the Association’s oldest recognition award and is presented annually at the NYSSBA Annual Convention & Education Expo in October.