Only a couple of months remain to apply for the NFPA Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year award

Blog Post created by lisabraxton Employee on Dec 11, 2017

Bronze Statue of Sparky

In an effort to recognize educators who take a lead role in making their communities safer, NFPA presents the Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award.

The application deadline is February 9, 2018.

NFPA is looking for fire and life safety educators in the United States and Canada who

  • 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.

The Educator of the Year receives a $1,000 honorarium and travel and registration to NFPA Conference in Las Vegas in June 2018 for an award presentation, where the recipient will receive the Sparky statuette.

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