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ACCA 2018 | Call for Award Nominations

ACCA 2018 | Call for Award Nominations

2018 ACCA Awards Nominations

Please help us recognize deserving members by nominating them to receive a 2018 ACCA Service Award. ACCA has an array of awards available to recognize the contributions of individual members to the association. Nominations for the following awards are now being accepted:

  • Professional LeadershipThe Professional Leadership award is presented to an individual that has Demonstrated leadership in some aspect of college counseling as it relates to the purposes and goals of ACCA, or leadership and contributions to ACCA as a professional organization.
  • Meritorious Service - The Meritorious Service Award (3) is presented to an individual that has Demonstrated service to the profession of college counseling and/or to ACCA; this award will be offered in three categories: community/technical college setting; college or university; graduate student
    • Meritorious Service - Community or Two-Year Colleges
    • Meritorious Service - University and Four-Year Colleges
    • Meritorious Service - Graduate Student
  • Outstanding Professional Contribution to Knowledge or Research - The Outstanding Professional Contribution to Knowledge or Research is presented to and individual that has demonstrated contribution to the advancement of college counseling theory and/or practice by means of a dissertation/thesis, publication, or scholarly presentation. Contributions should add to the improvement of college counseling services on campus for the practicing professional counselor in a university or college setting. Successful nominees possess writing and publication skills that enhance the field of college counseling.
  • Advocacy for College Counseling - The Advocacy for College Counseling award is presented to an individual that has demonstrated advocacy of college counseling services or an organization which has made a significant contribution to the improvement of college counseling services; may honor a college president, vice president, dean, board member, or legislator who has made a significant impact on the national, state, or local level.  Need not be a member of ACCA.
  • Director of the YearThe Director of the Year award Honors a College Counseling Director who has made a significant impact on the national, state, or local level
  • Counselor of the YearThe Counselor of the Year award honors a College Counselor who has made a significant impact on the national, state, or local level.

Nominations will be accepted until December 31, 2017. 

Awards will be presented at the 2018 ACCA Annual Conference. Descriptions and qualifications are available at the Honors and Recognition section of the ACCA Website.

HOW TO NOMINATE:

On the following pages, there are sections for the nominator's information and descriptions of the ACCA Awards for which nominations are being sought. Following each description, there is space for the nomination information for that award.

Only one nomination per award is possible on this form. However, you may return to this link as many times as you like, and submit as many forms as you like, to nominate multiple persons for an individual award. You are not required to submit a nomination for each open position or award -- you may leave any of the nominations blank that you wish.

We thank you in advance and encourage you to participate in this very important process. If you have any questions about the process, please contact Chris Corbett and we will ensure that your questions are addressed.

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