Applications are being accepted for the 2017 NFPA Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year

Blog Post created by lisabraxton Employee on Nov 23, 2016

Are you a fire and life safety educator who takes a lead role in making your community safer? Do you work for a Statue of Sparky the Fire Doglocal fire department or fire marshal’s office, use NFPA materials in a creative and consistent way, and demonstrate excellence and innovation? If so, you’ll want to consider putting your name in nomination for the 2017 Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award. The application deadline is February 10, 2017.

Or, if you know of someone you feel is deserving of this award you can nominate that person. The Educator of the Year receives a $1,000 honorarium, travel to Boston for an award presentation at the NFPA Conference and Expo, registration to attend the Conference, career-enhancing publicity, and the Sparky Award. The fire department receives a $1,000 donation to support public education activities.