Only seven days remain to apply for the NFPA Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award

Blog Post created by lisabraxton Employee on Feb 3, 2017

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One fire and life safety educator will be honored at NFPA Conference in June with the Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award. The deadline to apply is Friday, February 10th.

NFPA is looking for fire and life safety educators in the United States and Canada to apply who have these qualifications:

Work for a local fire department or fire marshal’s office.

Use NFPA educational programs and materials in a consistent and creative way.

Demonstrate excellence and innovation, reaching out to the community with NFPA materials.

Applicants can be nominated or self-nominated. Recipients of a state or provincial educator award during 2016 from a fire department association, community organization, or government entity will be considered.

The Educator of the Year receives a $1,000 honorarium and travel to NFPA Conference in Boston in June for an award presentation.

The local fire department receives a $1,000 donation to support public education activities.