1. Golden Heart Award Nomination

The 2017-2018 Golden Heart Awards will be held on May 16th, 2018.
This prestigious award is for any individual who has "opened their heart" to touch the life of a Cherry Creek School District student with special needs. This includes, but is not limited to, bus drivers, teachers, cafeteria workers, paraprofessionals, specials teachers (media, art, P.E., music), those in support positions, students, and community employers. Each person who receives this award has gone "above and beyond" to support students with special needs who attend Cherry Creek Schools.

PLEASE MAKE SURE TO TELL A STORY OR GIVE A DESCRIPTION OF HOW THE NOMINEE WENT ABOVE AND BEYOND. Nomination will not be considered without this information.

ALL NOMINATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FRIDAY FEBRUARY 2, 2018 at the close of the business day. Each person or family may nominate one individual for the award, however, you may not nominate a member of your own family. Nominations for an entire team cannot be accepted.

THIS ELECTRONIC NOMINATION FORM SHOULD TAKE ABOUT 15 MINUTES TO COMPLETE AND MUST BE COMPLETED IN ONE SITTING. Incomplete nominations and nominations with name and school only will not be accepted.

 Golden Heart Award recipients will be honored at the Golden Heart Award dinner. Recipients will be notified by March 17th, 2018.

* 1. Date (MM/DD/YYYY)

* 2. Nominee's First Name

* 3. Nominee's Last Name (Continue to next page or nomination will not be accepted.)

* 4. Describe how you feel this person makes a difference in the life of a student with special needs. Tell a story with specific details of why this person should be chosen as a Golden Heart recipient. Describe what he/she does to support inclusion, ease daily transitions, keep the student safe, adapt the school curriculum, or support the unique learning style of a student with special needs.  Please remember, we are looking for people who are going above and beyond what is expected in their current role or job description. 

Nominations without this narrative will not be considered. Write a complete explanation, with examples of why this person deserves the Golden Heart Award. (Please note that you have unlimited space in which to write; the box will expand as you write.)

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