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PUCESA presents seven awards each year, primarily to its members. Descriptions of each award, nomination requirements, deadlines, and application instructions appear below.

The deadilne for the 2014 award nominations is Wednesday, September 24. 

Awards Committee Chair: Paul Ebner, pebner@purdue.edu.

The Spirit of Extension

The Spirit of Extension Award recognizes an individual, organization, or busienss not employed at Purdue for outstanding contributions of time, expertise, and/or support to specialists' programs, services, and practices to promote PUCSEA and its members.

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Ann Hancook Award

The Ann Hancook Award is co-sponsored by IEEA, PUCESA, and the Alpha Lambda Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi. The award recognizes cooperation between Extension Educators and Specialists in programs that focus on families.

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Career Award

The Career Award recognizes an Extension Specialist with more than 20 years of service. Recipients must demonstrate Extension leadership; excellence in delivering public education programs; innovative approaches to program development and delivery; outreach efforts to county Extension Educators; research that benefits Extension clientele through practical application; or through demonstrated collaboration with county Educators, agencies, or community leaders.

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Early-Career Award

The Early-Career Award recognizes an Extension Specialist with less than 10 years of service. Recipients must demonstrate Extension leadership; excellence in delivering public education programs; innovative approaches to program development and delivery; outreach efforts to county Extension Educators; research that benefits Extension clientele through practical application; or through demonstrated collaboration with county Educators, agencies, or community leaders.

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Mid-Career Award

The Mid-Career Award recognizes an Extension specialist with 11-20 years of service. Recipients must demonstrate Extension leadership; excellence in delivering public education programs; innovative approaches to program development; outreach efforts to county Extension Educators; research that benefits Extension clientele through practical application; or demonstrated collaboration with county Educators, agencies, or community leaders.

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Special Award

The Special Award recognizes an individual's leadership or support of a specific Extension program. Note: Special Award nominees do not need to be PUCESA members.

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Team Award

The Team Award recognizes innovative Extension programming by a group of Specialists and their staff. Note: Team Award nominees do not need to be PUCESA members.

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