Call for nominations: Jack Bardon distinguished service award

Please submit your entries for exceptional leaders in school psychology

The Division of School Psychology requests nominations for 2012 Jack Bardon Distinguished Service Award. The award is presented each year by Division 16 at the APA Convention to mature school psychologists who throughout their careers have demonstrated exceptional programs of service that merit special recognition.

This award is given for accomplishments relating to:

(a) major leadership in the administration of psychological service in the schools;

(b) major contributions in the development and implementation of policy leading to psychologically and socially sound training and practice in school psychology;

(c) sustained direction or participation in research that has contributed to more effective practice in school psychology; or

(d) the inauguration or development of training programs for new school psychologists or for the systematic nurturance of inservice training for psychologists engaged in the practice of school psychology; or any combination of those.

Anyone, including a candidate him or herself, may nominate a school psychologist for the award. Materials should be submitted for each nominee, including a vita, supporting letters (minimum of three), and other appropriate supporting documentation. Materials must be submitted electronically by April 1, 2012 to the Committee Chair, Steve Little, PhD.

Deadline:  April 1, 2012