The CEA Clifford Silvers Education Advocacy Award
This award is named in honor of the late Clifford Silvers, a tireless advocate for teachers' rights and excellence in public education. Silvers, who passed away in 2017, was a longtime UniServ Rep, manager, and labor arbitrator.
CEA's Clifford Silvers Education Advocacy Award is presented to a group or individual member of the education community. It is awarded to an active CEA member or other active education stakeholder who has dedicated his or her life to supporting students, and continues to make outstanding contributions to the improvement of the teaching profession and promoting excellence in public education.
Entries were due by 5:00 PM on Friday, February 22, 2019
The following are eligible for the Clifford Silvers Education Advocacy Award: active CEA members, active education stakeholders, active education advocates employed by a school system or individuals currently employed by an educationrelated organization. Nominees must be presently active in efforts to improve and promote public education.
The CEA Public Relations Commission reserves the right to seek additional information in considering this nomination. However, the information requested with this nomination must accompany each application.
All recommendations of the commission will be forwarded to the CEA President and CEA Board of Directors for final approval. All parties reserve the right not to present an award in any given year.