Billy Sills Distinguished Service Award Application
DEADLINE: Submitted Electronically by June 1.
Please review the following information and then complete the form.

Required Documentation
★UPLOAD: The completed nomination form and letter submitted by the local council OR TCSS member detailing the SPECIFIC nature of the nominee’s service to the local/state/national councils
★UPLOAD: A resume or vitae listing educational background, experience and contributions to social studies education, and council activities.
★Additional information about the applicant containing websites and links will not be considered.
★UPLOAD: Three one page letters of recommendation (one from a supervisor within the last three years if not retired) detailing the nominee’s experience and contributions to social studies education
★UPLOAD: No more than three additional pages to support the nominee’s credentials for recognition (articles, pictures, etc. BUT MAY NOT BE - ADDITIONAL REC LETTERS)

Questions about the application process? Contact AndaLee Seat - awards@txcss.net

**Lesson plans of all applicants will be submitted to the Social Studies Texan for publication consideration**

Applications will be reviewed over the summer, and recipients will be honored at the TCSS Fall Conference. Winners will be notified prior to the Fall Conference.

Nominee Name: (first and last name) *
Home Address: *
School Name (disregard if retired):
School Address (disregard if retired):
School District (disregard if retired):
E-Mail (school) - disregard if retired
E-Mail (home) *
Phone (best phone # to reach you) *
Current Social Studies Membership - Select all that apply. *
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Local Council
Number of Years as a Member of NCSS
Upload: Letter submitted by the local council OR TCSS member detailing the SPECIFIC nature of the nominee’s service to the local/state/national councils *
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Upload: Resume or vitae listing educational background, experience and contributions to social studies education, and council activities. *
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Upload: Recommendation Letter #1 (This should be the letter of recommendation from Supervisor within the last (3) years detailing the nominee's experience and contributions to social studies education) *
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Upload: Recommendation Letter #2 *
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Upload: Recommendation Letter #3 *
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Disclaimer: I understand that I am giving Texas Council for the Social Studies permission to publish the materials I have submitted, as it deems appropriate in publicizing the award and sharing best practices with other educators. *
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