2018 Outstanding Arkansas Early Childhood Professional
Since 1988, the Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education has awarded deserving individuals as the Arkansas Outstanding Early Childhood Professional of the Year. To further distinguish the significance of the award and its recipient, starting this year, only one award winner will be selected.
To be considered for this honor, nominees must meet the following eligibility and qualifications requirements:
v Be a teacher in an early childhood classroom (birth - 4 years old) for a minimum of 3 years
v Be employed by an Arkansas licensed provider in good standing
v Meet minimum licensing requirements for child care staff
v Plan to remain working in the early childhood field through at a minimum
v Agree to have a classroom observation and interview conducted
v Agree to serve as an Early Childhood Ambassador
The Arkansas Outstanding Early Childhood Professional of the Year award recipient will:
v Serve as the Early Childhood Ambassador on Division of Childcare and Early Childhood Education committees
v Receive Arkansas Early Childhood Association (AECA) membership dues paid for 2018-2019
v Receive materials for the classroom
v Represent early childhood educators in the media, as needed (e.g. Arkansas Children’s Week)
v Be featured through social media and news outlets, including Facebook, Twitter, and a “spotlight” article on the DCCECE or Better Beginnings website
Nomination forms must be received no later than on .
Click here to access the nomination form
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