Arizona TASH is proud to present TWO annual awards to acknowledge individuals, groups, programs or organizations for their efforts to promote inclusive practices in Arizona schools or communities (i.e., inclusive jobs, recreational, community living, etc.).
Nominations will be accepted for the Arizona TASH Legacy Award and the June Downing Community Support Award. Each year, Arizona TASH will present one award under each award category.
Arizona TASH Legacy Award
The AzTASH Legacy Award comes with a special “Pulling for All Kids” award OR a special “Living the Inclusive Dream” award, a one-year membership to TASH, plus a $500 cash award. The award is given to a person that has positively impacted inclusive practices or policies for students and/or adults who have moderate to severe disabilities. Their work must involve a number of students, teachers, parents, and/or community members, along with demonstrating a sustained effort that has been in place and will likely continue in the future. The award winner will be announced at the Annual Arizona TASH Inclusive Practices Institute.
June Downing Community Support Award
The June Downing Community Support Award comes with a special award, a one-year membership to TASH, plus a $500 cash award. The award is given to a person whose work has positively impacted the inclusion of a student(s) and/or an adults(s) who has moderate to severe disabilities, along with demonstrating the vision of creating an inclusive community. The award winner will be announced at the Annual Arizona TASH Inclusive Practices Institute.
Application form for 2020
(Note: Awards will be given at the National TASH Conference in December)
"My hope is for a kinder world..."
2019 June Downing Community Support Award
2019 Arizona TASH Legacy Award
Melanie Edwards "Pulling for All Kids"