Request for Palm Beach County School Board Recognition
The Superintendent and School Board are proud to recognize School District of Palm Beach County schools, students, teachers, staff, and volunteers for noteworthy achievements above and beyond regular duties and routine events.
Recognition is also granted to government entities, organizations, and business partners that have made significant, tangible contributions to the School District valued at $10,000 or more. Students and all associated personnel of private and charter schools are not eligible for Board recognition.
Although recognition is not guaranteed, an effort is made to accommodate requests. After a review of your request by the Communications and Engagement Department, Superintendent, and Executive Cabinet, the contact person you indicate on this form will be notified via email if the recognition has been approved, along with details about the Board Meeting.
REQUESTS FOR PALM BEACH COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD RECOGNITION MUST BE SUBMITTED AT LEAST THREE (3) WEEKS PRIOR TO THE BOARD MEETING DATE YOU WISH TO SELECT.
Availability of a particular date can close at any time if an excessive number of requests are received in advance. Board Meetings begin at 5:00 p.m.
For any questions about this form or Board Recognitions, please contact Ms. Nneka Nnolim - Executive Communications Specialist at
2020 Preferred Board Meeting Date:
Wednesday, February 19
Wednesday, March 18
Wednesday, April 15
Recognition Requested For:
Provide the following information for the person(s) who will be recognized: 1) First and last name 2) Job title [for students, provide their grade level] 3) School, department, or organization 4) Email address
Topic / Name of Achievement or Award:
Provide a brief description of the achievement or award. For example: "District Students Won First Place in International Science Fair."
Why is the Achievement or Award Significant and How Was it Earned:
For example, the achievement/award was a first, achieved out of a large number of applicants etc. Also describe the steps taken towards the achievement. For instance, through an essay submission, completion of volunteer hours etc.
Has the Individual or Group Already Received a Trophy/Plaque/Certificate That They Can Bring to the Board Meeting?
If You Would Like a School Board Certificate, Please Provide: 1) Individual or Group Name 2) School, Department, or Organization 3) Name of the Achievement or Award:
Please ensure that all information entered here is spelled exactly as you would like it printed on your certificate. Information printed on certificates will be taken directly from this entry. Provide the information for each certificate being requested.
Individual(s) Who You Would Like to be Acknowledged Along With Honoree(s) at Board Meeting:
Provide: 1) First and last name 2) Job title 3) School, department, or organization 4) Relationship to Honoree(s).
Contact Person For Follow-Up and/or Additional Information:
Indicate a contact person to receive the approval of your recognition request, and who can be contacted if additional information is needed. **At minimum, an email address must be provided in order for the contact person to receive written approval of the recognition.** Provide: 1) First and last name 2) Job title 3) School, department, or organization 4) Email address 5) Phone number.
Board recognition is not guaranteed. Submitting this form only ensures that your request will be considered.
Recognitions must be approved by the Superintendent and Executive Cabinet. Recognitions can be approved or not approved at their sole discretion, and if your recognition is not approved, that decision is final.
Check the spelling of names of all individuals, organizations etc. that you have provided on this form, to ensure accuracy. The Department of Communications is not responsible for misspellings or errors that result from incorrect information entered on this form.
Board recognition is strictly reserved for School District of Palm Beach County schools, students, teachers, staff, and volunteers as well as government entities, organizations, and business partners that have made significant, tangible contributions to the School District.
Students and all associated personnel of private and charter schools are not eligible for Board recognition.
Arrangements should not be made to attend the Board Meeting until you receive confirmation in writing via email that your recognition has been approved.
The Preferred Board Meeting date that you request is not guaranteed. You may be asked to move your recognition to another date if the volume of requests for a particular date is excessive.
Board Meetings are structured in a way that does not allow time for speeches by those being recognized.
Please respond to requests for additional information in a timely manner.
Agreement and Confirmation
I have read, understand, and accept all of the Special Instructions.
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