What is the Afterschool Professionals Awards?

The Afterschool Professional Awards is a celebration of the incredible work that amazing leaders within the afterschool field do for Denver’s youth and families.

Who can I nominate?

We invite you to nominate someone in the out-of-school time field—it can be a colleague, a collaborator, even yourself!

What are the award categories?

Inclusion and Belonging Champion - This person implements practices that promote equity and creates environments where youth and families feel safe and included.

Leadership Champion - This person creates and/or invests in opportunities for skill building, voice and choice, and leadership for those they serve.

Partnership Champion - This person strategically and authentically partners and collaborates with schools or organizations to enhance opportunities for youth and build community.

Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning (SEAL) Champion - This person builds positive relationships and intentionally integrates practices that foster emotional intelligence and SEAL.

What happens after I submit my form?
A committee comprised of Denver Afterschool Alliance staff and Denver Quality Afterschool Connection members will review the submissions and select one awardee per category. Selected individuals will receive recognition, prizes, and an invitation to a celebratory brunch with key City officials.

Please note: This opportunity is only available to those afterschool professionals working in the City and County of Denver.

Deadline is Friday, March 6, 2020 at 5pm MST.

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* 1. Who are you nominating?

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* 2. Who are you?

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* 3. The Denver Afterschool Alliance may share the submission with the person I am nominating.

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* 4. Award Category

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* 5. Tell us about this person and why they deserve to be recognized. (300-500 words) Submissions under 300 words will not be considered.

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* 6. Describe a time when this person exemplified this quality (one of the award categories from Question 4). 300-500 words. Submissions under 300 words will not be considered.

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