CAS Opens Distinguished Friend Award Nominations

The Awards and Recognition Committee of CAS is soliciting nominations for the 2019 Distinguished Friend of Education Awards.

The Distinguished Friend of Education Awards, established in 1983, honor a person and an organization or corporation for outstanding service to education in Connecticut (see criteria below).

If you wish to nominate an individual or an organization/corporation for these prestigious awards, please complete the nomination form by January 23, 2019. Nominations must be submitted or endorsed by the building principal. There is a limit of one nomination per principal. The winners will be honored at a local forum or event of the nominator’s choosing.

For further information, contact Karen Packtor at kpacktoratcasciacdotorg.
 


 
AWARD CRITERIA

Individual Award –
The individual recommended shall:
· be a person from outside the field of elementary or secondary education;
· be a person who has no direct involvement in education through his or her employment;
· be a person noted for a strong contribution to education at the local, state, regional or national level;
· have made this contribution over an extended period of time, or an extraordinary contribution within a limited period.

Organization or Corporation Award –
The organization or corporation recommended shall:
· have no direct involvement in education through the employment of its members;
· be noted for a strong contribution to education at the local, state, regional or national level;
· have made this contribution over an extended period of time or an extraordinary contribution within a limited period.
 


 
TOP PHOTO: Distinguished Friend of Education Award Recipient Barbara Dalio (center) with Nathan Hale MS Principal Dr. Albert Sackey (l) and Eastern MS Principal Ralph Mayo (r)

CENTER PHOTO: Distinguished Friend of Education Award Recipient Judy Keane (right) with (l to r) Silas Deane MS Principal Susan Czapla, Assistant Superintendent Sally Dastoli and CAS Assistant Executive Director Donna Schilke

BOTTOM PHOTO: Distinguished Friend of Education Award Recipient Michael Herklots (right) with CAS President Emeritus Mike Rafferty

 


 

2018 DISTINGUISHED FRIEND OF EDUCATION AWARD RECIPIENTS – INDIVIDUAL CATEGORY

Michael Herklots – Killingly High School Alumnus
Nominator(s): Elise Guari, Killingly High School Principal, and Donna Grant, KHS Career Center Director

Barbara Dalio – Director of the Dalio Foundation
Nominator(s): Dr. Albert Sackey, Nathan Hale MS Principal, and Don Mundt, NHMS Math Director

2018 DISTINGUISHED FRIEND OF EDUCATION AWARD RECIPIENT – CORPORATE/ORGANIZATION CATEGORY

The Keane Foundation – Wethersfield, CT
Nominator(s): Susan Czapla, Silas Deane MS Principal, and Sally Dastoli, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction