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2018 National CASA Association Awards of Excellence

Each year, more than 1,200 people gather to celebrate the mission and impact of nearly 1,000 court appointed special advocate (CASA) and guardian ad litem (GAL) programs across the country. At the annual Awards of Excellence ceremony during the 2018 National CASA/GAL Conference in Boston, National CASA will take the opportunity to highlight the programs and individuals at the heart of the CASA/GAL volunteer movement who are demonstrating exemplary service on behalf of America's most vulnerable children.

Each year, we look for qualified nominees who exhibit dedication, innovation, and quality service so we can tell their story of bringing hope to children who have experienced abuse or neglect. 

Do you know an individual or a CASA/GAL program worthy of recognition? Click on the links below to nominate them for one of our six prestigious awards. 

Nominations are open through January 10, 2018 at 11:59 PM PST.

G.F. Bettineski Child Advocate of the Year Award

Kappa Alpha Theta Program Director of the Year Award

Board Member of the Year Award

Judge of the Year Award

Promising Practice Spotlight Award

Inclusion Award

Please email conference@casaforchildren.org with questions. 


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