City in the background.
MAWD Awards Picture.

MAWD AWARDS

MAWD Professional of the Year Award

This award is to recognize experienced workforce development professionals who have made the highest meritorious contribution to the designing and implementing professional development initiatives that enhance the knowledge, skills and competencies of workforce development professionals.  Nominees may be involved in curriculum development, professional credentialing, staff training, staff evaluation, incentives, needs assessment and/or related areas. Please download the nomination form below.

~ Applications are due by March 29, 2019, and may be emailed to Scott Sattler at perryedasattler@gmail.com ~

Criteria:

This award will be presented to workforce development professionals who have made contributions/achieved prominence above salaried position assignments at the local, state, regional and national level.

Professional Information

Click Here to download the .pdf
Award Picture.

Awards Nomination Form

Click Here to download the .pdf
Award Picture.

MAWD Workforce Keystone Award

This award is to recognize experienced workforce development staff not on the ‘front line’ working directly with participants, but are providing the highest level of meritorious service behind the scenes. Nominees may be involved in providing administrative support, financial expertise, information technology services and/or other workforce development support related areas. Many workforce staff provide these much needed services each and every day. Without their dedication, much of what is done couldn’t happen in such a smooth and efficient manner.

~ Applications are due by March 29, 2019, and may be emailed to Scott Sattler at perryedasattler@gmail.com ~

Criteria:

This award will be presented to a workforce development professional that has made various contributions to their employer, be it local or state, by spending a significant part of their professional career in a supportive role.

Eligibility:

Keystone Information

Click Here to download the .pdf
Award Picture.

Awards Nomination Form

Click Here to download the .pdf
Award Picture.

MAWD Collaboration Award

This award is to recognize an individual or team in the workforce system that have demonstrated excellence in collaborating with partners in WIOA implementation. Nominees should show practices in creating new partnerships, creating new practices with existing partnerships, or innovative programs developed through partner collaboration.

Collaboration Information

Click Here to download the .pdf
Award Picture.

Awards Nomination Form

Click Here to download the .pdf
Award Picture.

MAWD Integration Award

This award is to recognize an individual or team in the workforce system that demonstrate integration of service provision through service/resource braiding.  Nominees should indicate how they have included workforce partners in the planning process with mutual customers/clients and how the braiding was carried about to help the customer achieve their vocational goals.

Integration Information

Click Here to download the .pdf
Award Picture.

Awards Nomination Form

Click Here to download the .pdf
Award Picture.

MAWD Celebration of Partnership Award

This award is to recognize an outstanding professional from a partner agency in the workforce system. Nominees should be employed by any partner involved in the workforce system, and should indicate how this individual promotes partnership, innovation and collaboration within the workforce community.

Celebration Information

Click Here to download the .pdf
Award Picture.

Awards Nomination Form

Click Here to download the .pdf
Award Picture.

MAWD 2019 Local Excellence in Partnership Award

MAWD is pleased to announce the Local Excellence Award in Partnership (LEAP). This award is designed to promote WIOA partnering activities through the local Workforce Development Boards. Each Local Workforce Development Board is encouraged to submit their application based on the following criteria:

One Workforce Board grantee will be chosen among the nominees.  Award recipient will be announced at the 2019 MAWD conference in May.
The Award recipient will be required to give a short report of their initiative during the business meeting at the following year’s MAWD conference.  The 2019 Award amount is $2500.00.
To apply, simply download and complete the two-page award application/instructions below. Applications are due by March 29, 2019, and may be emailed to yvonne.wright@ded.mo.gov.

Local Excellence Partnership Award

(Information & Nomination)
Click Here to download the .pdf
Award Picture.