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2017 NAEHCY Awards Nominations are Open

Friday, July 21, 2017

NAEHCY 2017 Conference

NAEHCY 2017 Annual Awards Nominations Due September 15

NAEHCY’s Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois is approaching! In preparation, we are asking you to consider the individuals that dedicate themselves to homeless children and youth on a daily basis.

Over the years, the annual NAEHCY awards have become an important mechanism by which we can recognize our colleagues for the outstanding service they have provided to children and youth experiencing homelessness. Award recipients are selected through a screening and selection process overseen by a dedicated committee of state coordinators and other experts in the field. Award winners are recognize at a special ceremony held during the NAEHCY Annual Conference.

Award nominations may be submitted for exemplary programs and/or individuals that serve homeless children, youth, and/or families. Program and/or individuals may be associated with schools, community agencies, volunteer organizations, shelters, or other entities or efforts that support the education of children and youth in homeless situations. Please review the criteria for each individual award to determine the most appropriate category for each nomination.

For more information, please review this document

To complete the online nomination form, please visit

All award nominations must be submitted by the close of business on September 15, 2017.

If applicable, any videos, CDs, DVDs, print materials, or copyrighted media materials that must be submitted with the application, must be received via mail by COB September 15, 2017.

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NAEHCY 2018 Conference
Anaheim, CA
October 27-30, 2018
The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015
Homeless Students in ESEA Reauthorization
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