The NAWDP Advancing the Profession awards recognize workforce development professionals who have made exemplary contributions to our field. In addition to the H.G. WeismanAward, which is granted at the discretion of the NAWDP Board Chair, NAWDP celebrates our professionals' accomplishments with the following awards.
Jodi Spiegel Enhancement of Customer Service Award recognizes individuals who directly affect the customers of the workforce development system through enhanced assessment strategies, customer focused procedures, case management systems, and related services.
NAWDP Leadership Award recognizes an individual for outstanding leadership that has resulted in raising the level of integrity, prestige, and respect for the profession of workforce development.
Professional Development Award recognizes individuals who have been instrumental in designing and implementing professional development initiatives that enhance the knowledge, skills and competencies of workforce development professionals.
Sar Levitan Advancing the Research Agenda Award recognizes individuals whose work has enhanced workforce practices and professional standards through research and evaluation.
Thomas Ahlers System Building Award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the profession through the development or enhancement of workforce systems, or the building of strategic alliances and partnerships.
Click on image to the left to view the February 14, 2013 presentation on how to create a successful nomination for NAWDP's Advancing the Profession Awards.
Hear Cindy Perry, NAWDP Awards Committee Chair, give an overview of the award categories and provide helpful hints for making sure YOUR nomination gets the attention it deserves!