Continued Excellence Recognition (Chapter)
Gives recognition to an experienced Extension professional with more than twenty years of experience who has exhibited continued leadership, initiative, and excellence in Extension program planning, delivery, evaluation in program or administration, on a state, regional and/or national level in the years after receiving the state Distinguished Service recognition. Data supporting measurable impacts of the candidate's work in meeting the needs of clientele will strengthen the nomination.
- An Extension professional will become eligible for this recognition after five years of receiving the Chapter Distinguished Service recognition.
- National guidelines allow each ESP chapter to present one such recognition for each 150 members (Active +Life) or fraction thereof, to ESP members whose dues are paid for the previous year and the current year (by February 1).
- Each chapter develops specific criteria for nomination process and recognition requirements.
- An editable/ printable Chapter Recognition Certificate (download from Chapter Resources) can be prepared and signed by chapter leadership. ESP certificate seals are available for purchase from the ESP Store.