2014 Awards

It is important that we take the time to celebrate the accomplishments and hard work that has taken place in the last year. You are invited to submit a nomination in each of the following categories.

For each nomination you submit, please make sure that you fill it out completely. Incomplete nominations may not be considered.

Award Nominations must be submitted by 5pm on April 1, 2014.

AWARD CATEGORIES:

OUTSTANDING INDIAN ELDER OF THE YEAR:
➢ Must be an OIEA member or must have shown support of Indian Education
➢ Must have made a significant contribution of benefit to Indian Education and/or improved the image of American Indian people during the past year

OUTSTANDING INDIAN EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR:
➢ Must have demonstrated commitment to Indian Education during the past year
➢ Must be an OIEA member
➢ Must be American Indian
➢ Must document previous experience in the field of Indian Education

OUTSTANDING INDIAN PARENT OF THE YEAR:
➢ Must have made significant contributions to Indian Education
➢ Must be an OIEA member or must have shown support of OIEA or local parent committee during the past year
➢ Must be American Indian

OUTSTANDING TEACHER OF THE YEAR:
➢ Must have made significant contributions to Indian education locally/statewide
➢ May be Indian or non-Indian
➢ Must have state certification or teach at a community college or university

OUTSTANDING STUDENT OF THE YEAR:
➢ Must be American Indian
➢ Must be enrolled full-time (high school, post-secondary)
➢ Must have contributed time and effort into Indian education

OUTSTANDING HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENT OF THE YEAR:
➢ Must be American Indian
➢ Must be enrolled full-time (AA, BA, Master’s or Doctorate level)
➢ Must have contributed time and effort into Indian education
➢ Must demonstrate excellent academic standing

OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR:
➢ May be Indian or non-Indian
➢ Must be an OIEA member or must have shown support of OIEA or local parent committee during the past year
➢ Must have contributed time and effort into Indian Education

2014 OIEA Awards Nomination Form