AWARDS

The DISES Awards give us a unique opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of our colleagues.  Through these awards, we recognize the special educators who have advanced the field and the quality of special education service as well as those members whose contributions have moved the DISES forward in significant ways.

DISES Distinguished International Leadership Award

The Division of International Special Education and Services (DISES) seeks nominations for the DISES Distinguished International Leadership Award. This award recognizes a professional who has demonstrated distinguished international leadership for his or her contribution to the education and well being of children and youth with exceptionalities. This recognition has been obtained as a result of leadership and continued substantial contributions to improve the education of individuals with disabilities and their families on an international scale.

DISES Distinguished International Teacher Award

The Division of International Special Education and Services (DISES) seeks nominations for the DISES Distinguished Teacher Award. This award recognizes a teacher who currently provides direct services to children and youth with disabilities and whose work reflects significant success for students, continued professional development, and the highest standards of educational quality.

DISES Distinguished Student Research Award

The Division of International Special Education and Services (DISES) seeks nominations for the DISES Distinguished Student Research Award. This award recognizes a student who has demonstrated excellence of academic achievement and strong potential for contributing to an international field of education or related disciplines in support of services to children and youth with special learning needs.

Recipients of this award are recognized for the creation of a research project or study conducted to bridge the communities between research and practice within the global context. Thus, the recognized work may include, but is not limited to, research articles, paper series, monographs, professional development activities, book chapters, and books that have international impact, or the potential for international impact.

DISES Distinguished Student Leadership/Service Award

The Division of International Special Education and Services (DISES) seeks nominations for the DISES Distinguished Student Leadership/Service Award. This award recognizes a student leader, who has demonstrated excellence of academic achievement and strong potential for contributing to the international field of education and/or services to individuals with disabilities. Recipients of this award are recognized for their leadership and/or service in working on behalf of individuals within the global context.

Click here to see the Recipients of the DISES Awards