'Make a Difference' awards seeking nominations

Forms are due April 16

The Tri-Valley Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) and Community Advisory Committee (CAC) are looking for nominees for the "Make a Difference" awards.

This award is an opportunity for families to acknowledge individuals who have gone above and beyond to make a difference in the life of their child.

Students must currently receive special education services from Pleasanton Unified School District -- as well as Dublin Unified, Livermore Valley, Sunol Glen and Mountain House school districts, and Alameda County Office of Education.

Eligible recipients must be an individual from the student's school, public agency, public social service provider, or other community member who has helped, motivated, encouraged, and/or supported the student and had a significant impact in the student's life. Last year's award recipients are will not be accepted for nominations; a list can be found online.

Nomination forms are available online in English and Spanish.

Nominations are due April 16.

Award recipients will be honored May 13 with an evening of entertainment and refreshments. The celebration will include an award presentation, where the family will personally present the certificate to the award recipient. In addition the the certificate, the award recipient will receive a colored photo of the nominator with the nomination statement printed on it.

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