Awards Overview

There are two parts to the WSASCD State Recognition Awards program: 1) the State Whole Child Awards, and 2) the Outstanding Young Educator Award.

   The State Whole Child Award  is designed to acknowledge and honor a school :that has made significant contributions to student learning by creating a school culture with programs that exemplify two or more of the five tenets of The Whole Child Initiative: Healthy, Safe, Engaged, Supported, and Challenged.  Any school that meets the criteria may be nominated.  The Whole Child Award is presented at a venue within the recipient’s school district.

The 2018 Whole Child Award recipient will receive $500 sponsored by SHAPE WA.

   The Outstanding Young Educator Award  is designed to acknowledge an emerging educational leader (40 years of age and younger and who is recognized as a “rising star.”  This is an educator who demonstrates exemplary practices within the education community.  This award is presented annually in the fall WSASCD event or a mutually agreed upon event within the recipients school district.

Past State Award Winners from 2001 to present.


For Information on State Awards Recognition Program, contact Executive Coordinator: Carrie Lam at