A gold trophy with a star over a banner that says Awards

To celebrate being together again, wouldn’t it be great to take some time to recognize some of our outstanding peers?  You can do that by nominating someone in our field that should be honored for their efforts and contributions in advancing Employment First from policy to practice.  Awardees will be recognized during our upcoming Pacific Northwest Employment Forum on September 20th.

Nominations are being accepted to honor achievements in the following categories:

  • Outstanding Employment Professional Award- Recognizing a Job Developer, Job Coach, or other Employment Professional who exemplifies the best of Employment Supports.
  • Employee Advocate Award- Recognizing a proud employee who experiences a disability and positively impacts their local community.
  • Community Partner Award- Recognizing a Services Coordinator, Personal Agent, Educator, or VR Counselor who exemplifies best practices in Employment Services and/or transition from school to work.
  • Outstanding Employer Award- Recognizing employers in the public and private sectors for outstanding achievements in advancing Employment First by promoting a culture of Disability, Equity, and Inclusion within their business.

All nominations are due no later than 5:00 pm on July 31st 2022.  Award winners will be notified on August 8th 2022.

Thank you in advance for taking the time to recognize a peer and submitting your nominations!

For Questions or assistance contact:
Anna Eggink