School communities will be able to nominate one person each year in each of the following categories:
For each award, the recipient will have demonstrated outstanding leadership in his/her community and through his/her commitment, exemplified the true meaning of an authentic Catholic school in the Edmund Rice Tradition.
Nominations must include specific examples of each nominee's commitment to the Charter and how, through his /her actions, the school community has benefitted from his/her leadership. Note: a significant one-off event may be considered worthy of a nomination.
The online nomination form contains specific reference to the expressions of the Touchstones in action (as articulated in the EREA Charter) and these may be used as a guide in completing the nomination.
The awards are open to all staff members, Board members and volunteers who have been part of an EREA community (or communities) for at least three years.
Note: A person can only be nominated in one category in any one year.
The selection panel for the EREA Charter Leadership Awards will comprise of one nomination from each of the following groups:
The panel will be chaired by a member of the EREA Leadership Team and the panel’s recommendations will be forwarded to the Executive Director for consideration.
Recipients of the EREA Charter Leadership Awards will be invited to attend a special celebration as part of the Annual EREA Principals' Thanksgiving Mass and Dinner. Award winners will each be presented with a special plaque and a certificate, together with a $1000 professional learning scholarship to assist them with their future personal and professional development.
Nominations are made by the Principal of the school and should include the name and contact details of two additional referees.
Nominations should be submitted by Friday, 20 October 2017.