Student Awards

Out­stand­ing Alum­nus of a Pro­gram

$100 hon­o­rar­ium for speak­ing at the annu­al NCADE con­fer­ence and plaque

This award rec­og­nizes a for­mer stu­dent of a pro­gram asso­ci­ated with NCOSS  who is a source of pride for the pro­gram. Doc­u­men­ta­tion should fol­low guide­lines for the NOSS Out­stand­ing Alum­nus of a Devel­op­men­tal Edu­ca­tion Pro­gram.


  • Let­ter of nom­i­na­tion
  • Let­ter of endorse­ment from a devel­op­men­tal prac­ti­tioner. This let­ter must be from a devel­op­men­tal edu­ca­tor who taught the nom­i­nee and must include spe­cific infor­ma­tion about the devel­op­men­tal edu­ca­tion cours­es which the nom­i­nee com­plet­ed.
  • Resume of nom­i­nee
  • Sup­port­ing mate­r­ial must include the fol­low­ing:
    • Infor­ma­tion detail­ing the nominee’s activ­i­ties and con­tri­bu­tions to a pro­fes­sion and/or com­mu­ni­ty
    • Letter(s) from com­mu­nity orga­ni­za­tions regard­ing nominee’s con­tri­bu­tions
    • Letter(s) from the nominee’s employ­er and/or instruc­tors