LOSOS PRIZE

Parents as Teachers national center recognizes two exemplary affiliates each year through the Losos Prize. One affiliate is awarded the Losos Prize for Excellence and another affiliate is awarded the Losos Prize for Innovation. These affiliates are honored at the Parents as Teachers national conference and receive $5,000 each. 

 

Application Process

Affiliates have between February and July to submit their Losos Prize application.  Qualifications for each award type are:

Losos Prize for Excellence

  • Blue Ribbon affiliates that are significantly impacting the lives of families through their services.  This impact should be able to be demonstrated through both qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Have paid the 2016-2017 Affiliate fee.
  • Be able to attend the 2017 Parents as Teachers Conference, if selected.

 

Losos Prize for Innovation

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  • Blue Ribbon or model affiliates that have developed new solutions that address specific needs of their community or the families served, or have enhanced existing programmatic and/or service delivery needs in a new or innovative way. Innovation can include more effective processes, services or technologies that meet the unique needs of the families served.
  • Have paid the 2016-2017 Affiliate fee.
  • Be able to attend the 2017 Parents as Teachers Conference, if selected.

 

How To Apply

  1. To apply for either the Excellence or Innovation award, the download the PDF application and instructions hereIt is recommended that affiliates prepare responses in a Word document first that can then be copied into the online application. The online application must be completed in one sitting. 
  2. Once the affiliate is ready to complete the online application, use this link to start the online application process
  3. The online application must be submitted by August 1, 2017.