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County Social Worker of the Year Nominations Now Accepted

County Social Worker of the Year Nominations Now Accepted

School social workers play an integral role in our school systems on connecting students and families with their school and community programs, and now is your opportunity to honor someone who's made an impact in your life. 

The San Diego County Office of Education is accepting nominations for the annual Outstanding School Social Worker of the Year through Jan. 25. The honorees will be recognized during National School Social Work Week from March 5 to 11.

School social workers are trained mental health professionals who can assist with mental health concerns, positive behavioral support, academic, and classroom support, consultation with teachers, parents, and administrators as well as provide individual and group counseling/therapy.

The SDCOE Outstanding School Social Worker of the Year program aims to appreciate and recognize the work and services of the school social work profession in San Diego County by uplifting the people doing the work. 

Nominations are being accepted until Jan. 25 in the following categories:

  • Elementary School Social Worker
  • Middle School Social Worker
  • High School Social Worker
  • Administrative School Social Worker
  • School Social Work Intern
  • Trailblazer Award

Learn more about school social workers and SDCOE's supports and resources for school social workers on our webpage.

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