Nominations are being accepted for the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence’s (AzCASE) Awards of Excellence, which recognize outstanding contributions of out-of-school time staff, programs and leaders statewide.

Winners will be honored on Nov. 15 at the 14th Annual Arizona Statewide Out-of-School Time Conference and Awards of Excellence Luncheon at the Phoenix Convention Center, North Building, in downtown Phoenix.

Nomination deadline is June 27.

Awards include: Outstanding Out-of-School Time Professional Award; Outstanding Out-of-school Time Program Award; and Jane Romatzke Leadership Award. Each honoree will receive a $1,000 cash award, an engraved award, a certificate of recognition from Gov. Jan Brewer and free registration for three AzCASE professional development training sessions in 2015.

Nomination forms, guidelines and submission details can be found at or by calling Franny Sharpe at (602) 496-3308.

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