Joan Davis Special Merit Award 2020-2021
In 1973, the MO-CEC Board of Directors established the Joan Davis Special Merit Award. Joan Davis was a student with multiple handicaps attending Avila College. She was preparing for a career in Special Education and personified the ideals promoted by the Council for Exceptional Children.
The nominee shall have made outstanding contributions to the field of special education in the State of Missouri throughout the course of his/her career. Past nominees may be re-nominated. Each chapter & subdivision in MO-CEC may nominate one (1) person for the award annually by submitting to the chairperson of the awards committee the following:
- completed MO-CEC demographic information awards form;
- a letter of nomination from a MO-CEC chapter or subdivision depicting the nominee’s outstanding professional contributions to the field of special education in the State of Missouri;
- vita/resume of the nominee.