Background: NC SHAPE's highest award is given to persons of high moral character and personal integrity who by their leadership and industry have made outstanding and noteworthy contributions to the advancement of NC SHAPE's allied fields of adapted physical education, athletics, health education, physical education, dance and/or sport management.
Qualifications for the Honor Award
Candidates shall have served professionally in school, college, or community programs for a period of at least 10 years prior to nomination.
Candidates shall be members of this Alliance. Former members who have retired from professional work may be exempt from this requirement.
Candidates shall be persons of high moral character and personal integrity who by their leadership and industry have made outstanding and noteworthy contributions to NC SHAPE's allied fields.
Candidates shall be at least 40 years of age and in possession of at least a Master's degree or be a National Board Certified Teacher. These qualifications may be waived by a unanimous vote of the committee.
To indicate leadership or meritorious contributions, the candidates should present evidence of successful experiences in any five or more categories of service from the following three Divisions:
Division I - Officers
A member of the Executive Board of NC SHAPE.
President of the NC SHAPE.
Officer of an Association in NC SHAPE.
Division II - Committee Work
Chairperson of a committee of NC SHAPE.
Committee work over a period of three years or more with local, state, district, or national organizations in adapted physical education, athletics, health education, physical education, dance, and/or sport management.
Division III - Speeches, Writing, and Research
Significant addresses before educational groups, conventions, assemblies, and such other meetings held in the interest and promotion of NC SHAPE's allied fields.
Systematic research which has helped to advance the profession
Author or co-author of one or more books on NC SHAPE's allied fields.
Author of articles accepted and published by magazines of national scope or brought out in monograph form.
Articles for handbooks, newspapers, magazines, not covered above
An outstanding, original contribution to the profession which has affected its philosophy or practices, not included above
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Members: Login to your account. Once you login on each of award page, click "New Submission."
Non-Members- click at the bottom "register", it is free to register as a guest.
The Alliance partners with other organizations that have common goals and interests. We encourage you to support their work as well as ours as together we strive to create a healthier, more creative, and active North Carolina.
NCAAHPERD-SM is a 501(C)(3) not for profit organization of athletics, health, physical education, recreation, and dance professionals whose mission is "To provide advocacy, professional development, and unity for health, physical education, recreation, dance, and athletics professionals and students in order to enhance and promote the health of North Carolinians. Our vision is to be the leading organization promoting and supporting a healthier, more creative, and active North Carolina."