Outstanding Special Services Administrator Award

The WCASS Outstanding Special Services Administrator Award is presented annually at the Fall WCASS Membership Meeting, held during the DPI Leadership Conference, and will also be forwarded as a nomination for the CASE distinguished service awards. Recipients of the award are WCASS members who have:

  • Actively participated as an office holder, member of the Board of Directors, as a WCASS representative on a WDPI committee or in activities of other professional organizations, and
  • Developed and implemented innovative and effective programs that have positively influenced the field of special education/pupil services administration, and
  • Positively impacted the administration of special education/pupil services programs and/or the preparation of special education/pupil services administrators, and
  • Contributed to his or her colleagues' successes, and
  • Participated in local, state and/or national legislative matters that affect the delivery of special education/pupil services
  • Dedicated years of service to special education and/or pupil services

Nominations are not secret and the nominated individual is asked to provide a Candidate Statement as part of the process. The individual making the nomination requests letters of support for the nominee and compiles the nomination packet. WCASS encourages you to consider nominating a fellow WCASS member each Spring who is deserving of the Outstanding Special Services Administrator Award.

Nomination Form

Nominations are sent to Erikke Nystrom-Grothaus, WCASS Awards chairperson.
 More than one candidate may receive the award.  
Questions regarding the WCASS Outstanding Special Services Administrator Award can be directed to:

Erikke Nystrom-Grothaus
Awards & Social Chair
CESA 5
626 East Slifer Street
Portage, WI 53901
608.745.5440