If you’re planning on nominating a teacher, school board member or community members actively involved with supporting their schools and or school district for the annual “San Bernardino County Education Medal of Honor” and “Distinguished Service Award” you need to know that the deadline is Feb. 20,
This program recognizes individuals and organizations for making significant contributions to public education in the county. The Distinguished Service award, which started in 1998, recognizes up to two individuals for exceptional leadership and high levels of service to public education in the County. Honorees may be career educators, school board members or community members who are actively involved with promoting public schools.
Nominations can be made in six categories: Volunteer in Action/Community Volunteer; Volunteer in Action/Service Group; Partners in Education/Small Business Franchise; partners in Education/Corporation or Government Agency; Excellence in Education/Education Professional; and Excellence in Education/Student Alumni.
The deadline to submit a recommendation will be Feb. 20 at 4:30 p.m.
Award recipients will be honored at a banquet on April 27 during the spring meeting held by the San Bernardino County School Boards Association.
For more information call (909) 386-2413.