Family engagement in education is a critical strategy for ensuring students’ academic achievement, graduation from high school and overall success in life.
Jami-Beth Knapp believed this to be true. She worked within her school and community to teach and mentor others – the true meaning of family engagement. NYS PTA will bestow the honor of this award to recognize an individual or group of individuals who demonstrate innovative and unique strategies to encourage and involve families as equal partners in their child’s education.
Only a PTA, PTSA, SEPTA Unit or Council in good standing, Region PTA, and the NYS Board of Directors are eligible to submit an application.
Postmarked, not metered, by May 15th to:
1 Wembley Court
Albany, NY 12205
Emailed by May 15th to the NYS PTA State Office at email@example.com
To be eligible for nomination the nominee:
The nominee(s) must demonstrate an impact in one or more of the following areas:
The following must be considered when applying:
Recipient of this award will receive an engraved clock and an invitation with a guest to the NYS PTA Banquet held Saturday night at the NYS PTA Annual Convention in November