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AWARDS

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FLOCASE acknowledges the need for a professional association to recognize outstanding individuals aspiring to become a part of or help improve the field of special education. FLOCASE supports the following established award for which nominations are annually solicited. Award recipients are selected by Florida CASE and recognized at the Florida Council for Exceptional Children's (FCEC) Annual Conference.
 
Florida CASE Award Nominations

Rookie ESE Administrator of the Year: This individual should be an administrator of special education programs that has worked in this position for three years or less. This person should demonstrate vision and leadership skills that have supported children with disabilities and their families. The winner of this award will receive a plaque, paid registration for the Florida CASE Summer Institute (Florida CEC registration would be an alternative option) as well as the recognition of their peers at the Florida CASE Summer Institute. Individuals nominated for this award do not need to be a member of CASE but must be a member of CEC.

Outstanding ESE Administrator of the Year: This individual should be an administrator of special education programs that has worked in this position for five to 20 years, demonstrate consistent and outstanding vision and leadership for children with disabilities and their families and be recognized for the contributions they have made not only to their district but to their community and state. Individuals nominated for this award must be a current member of National CASE. Winner of this award will also receive a plaque, paid registration for the Florida CASE Summer Institute, a beautiful gift basket and recognition at the CASE Summer Institute. This individual may also be submitted as a nominee for the National CASE award.

Life Time Achievement Award: This individual should be an administrator of special education programs for twenty years or more and has demonstrated consistent and outstanding vision and leadership for children with disabilities and their families and be recognized for the contributions they have made not only to their district but to their community and state. The nominee for this award must be a current and long time member of CASE. Winner of this award will receive a plaque, paid registration to the Florida CASE Summer Institute, National CASE or National CEC Conference and recognition at the Florida CASE Summer Institute. This individual may also be submitted as a nominee for the National CASE award. SELECTED by FLO-CASE Board of Directors.

The nomination form must be submitted to Florida CASE membership chair, no later than March 30, 2020.

AWARD RECIPIENTS

2018 CASE Awards

 

2018 Rookie ESE Administrator of the Year

Dr. Ashley Pennypacker-Hill 

2018 Outstanding ESE Administrator of the Year

Dr. Rosalind Hall 

2017 CASE Awards

 

Special Administrator of the Year

Dr. LaSonya Moore

Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. William Heller 

2015-16 Florida Council for Exceptional Children (FCEC) President's Award Recipients

  • Dr. Rosalind Hall, Florida CASE President

  • Catie McRae, FCEC Chapter 311- Big Bend, Tallahassee

  • Kareem Thompson, FCEC Palm Beach County Chapter 200 President

  • Lisa Jester, FCEC Orange County Chapter 155 President

  • Pat Wilson-Lavigne, FCEC Chapter 296 Past President

  • Julie V. Bush, FCEC Suncoast Chapter 176 President

  • Ken Campbell, FCEC Subdivision FLCCBD President

2014-15 Florida Council for Exceptional Children (FCEC) President's Award Recipients

  • Dr. Rosalind Hall, Florida CASE President

  • Julie Bush, Suncoast, Chapter 176- Largo and St. Pete

  • Kareem Thompson, Chapter 200- Palm Beach

  • Ken Campbell, Florida Chapter of Behavioral Disorders

  • Elizabeth Lewis, Chapter 296- Sunset, Sarasota and Manatee

  • Dr. Don DeVito, Chapter 1024 Gatorland, Gainesville

  • Catie MacRae, Chapter 311- Big Bend, Tallahassee

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LANDIS M. STETLER AWARD
 

FCEC annually provides members with the nomination process for the Landis M. Stetler Award. Florida CASE supports the award and selects the recipients. This award is presented at the annual FCEC state conference. This award is designated for individuals who have made a significant contribution to the education of children and youth with exceptionalities.

 

2016 Landis M. Stetler Award Scholarship Recipient

Tara Rowe - Doctoral Student at University of North Florida

2015 Landis M. Stetler Award Scholarship Recipient

Kathleen Randolph - Graduate student at Florida Atlantic University

2014 Landis M. Stetler Award Scholarships

Graduate - Karin Hunt is a graduate student at University of North Florida

Renewing Graduate Recipient - Lisa Jester is a graduate student in educational leadership at the University of Central Florida

2013 Landis M. Stetler Award Scholarships

Graduate - Lisa Jester is a graduate student in educational leadership at the University of Central Florida

Undergraduate

  • Linda Hurst is a student at Southeastern University

  • Danielle Johnson is majoring in Visual Disabilities at Florida State University

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