This year's award will go to an HGSE staff member who exemplifies the values of this year's theme, "Homecoming: Past, Present & Future." The award recipient will exhibit strength in at least one of four categories:
1) their perspectives of identity and/or cultural identities that shed light on issues most salient to them. 2) their work in highlighting the inter-connectedness of power, privilege, and oppression. 3) their personal/ professional work that explore the current and historical narratives and educational experiences of previously “unseen” groups such as rural students, Arab/Arab American, Middle Eastern, first generation college students, undocumented students, African Diaspora, immigrants, students with disabilities, religious minorities, globalization, storytelling and empowerment, changing demography of the US, and other suppressed and oppressed voices of today.4) the valuable work they have done that encompass best practices for working with and within communities to improve the educational and life outcomes for ALL students.
All nominations must be submitted by Friday, February 15th at 11:59pm