AHEAD Professional Recognition Award


The APRA recognizes outstanding achievement and contributions to the field of higher education and disability by AHEAD members. Any AHEAD member who has implemented an innovative idea or project, conducted research, or demonstrated outstanding dedication to the field is eligible to be nominated for recognition. The APRA is an award that distinguishes those AHEAD members who go the extra mile to affect change that results in increased access, improved services or evolving views of disability on their campuses.

The nominee must be an AHEAD member.


If you know of an AHEAD member who you feel does an outstanding job, has done research, or implemented an innovative project that has benefited the field of higher education and disability, please describe the nominee's contribution, idea or project that you believe should be recognized by an AHEAD Professional Recognition Award.


Please complete the nomination submission form using the link below. You will need to be prepared to provide.

  • the award name, AHEAD Professional Recognition Award (APRA),
  • your name and contact information,
  • the name and contact information for the person you are nominating, and
  • the written statement of nomination

You may find it helpful to prepare this information in advance and then copy and paste it into the online form for submission.

If you have any questions regarding the award nominations, please contact Bea Awoniyi at bea.awoniyi@sfcollege.edu

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