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Nominations now open for SBOE Heroes for Children program

AUSTIN — The State Board of Education (SBOE) is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Heroes for Children Award. This annual award recognizes public school volunteers who have been strong advocates for Texas schoolchildren.

Volunteers may be nominated by individuals or by organizations. Educational employees, elected government officials and organizations are not eligible to be nominated.

The nomination form is available at the Texas Education Agency website at http://tea.texas.gov/About_TEA/News_and_Multimedia/Awards/Heroes_for_Children_Award/.

The State Board of Education will select 15 Heroes for Children—one person from each of the 15 SBOE districts. Heroes will be honored during the State Board of Education’s Sept. 11, 2015 meeting.

Completed applications must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, May 29. Applications should be sent to:

Heroes for Children

Communications Division, Texas Education Agency

1701 North Congress Avenue, Room 2-186

Austin, Texas 78701-1494

Applications may also be faxed to (512) 463-9838, or emailed to Heroes@tea.state.tx.us. For more information, please contact DeEtta Culbertson by phone at (512) 463-9839 or by email at Heroes@tea.state.tx.us.

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