The 2020 Distinguished Parent Award is given to a parent whose contribution to gifted education has been exemplary.

To qualify, the nominee should be:

  1. A consistent advocate of appropriate programming for gifted students
  2. One who has had an impact on gifted education in Pennsylvania through outstanding leadership and/or creative innovation either at the local affiliate or state level
  3. One who has harnessed the energy and support of teachers, administrators, and parents for the benefit of students

To submit an application for the Parent of the Year Award you can either complete the form below or print the 2020 Distinguished Parent Award Nomination form in Word or PDF format and mail the application with supporting documents to:

c/o Kacey Shoupe
PO Box 452
Natrona Heights, PA 15065

All submissions must be received by Friday, October 16, 2020

2020 Distinguished Parent Award Nomination Application

  • Nominator Information:

  • Supporting Information & Documentation

    In this section, you will provide a statement (500 word limit) explaining your reasons for the nomination. Please attach supporting documents and representative letters of support from administrators, teachers, parents, and/or students (maximum total of five letters).
  • In 500 words or less explain the reasons for why you are nominating this person for the Distinguished Parent Award.
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