The San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools is seeking nominees for the County Education Medal of Honor. The recognition honors outstanding contributions to public education by volunteers/service groups, business/government partners, educators and alumni. The deadline to submit candidates is February 20, 2020. Nominees can be submitted in any of the following six categories including Volunteer in Action/Community Volunteer; Volunteer in Action/Service Group; Partners in Education/Small Business or Franchise; Partners in Education/Corporation or Government Agency; Excellence in Education/Education Professional; and Excellence in Education/Student Alumni. Criteria for nomination should focus on ways in which an individual or organization make an impact or lasting contribution, serve as positive role models and create an awareness and support for public education in communities across San Bernardino County. Nomination forms for the award are available at all school districts in San Bernardino County; at the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools office at 601 N. E St. in San Bernardino; and online at the county’s website http://www.sbcss.k12.ca.us/index.php/superintendent/communications/medal-of-honor. Candidates must be submitted to the County Schools office no later than 4:30 p.m. on February 20. San Bernardino County School officials assure judging for the Education Medal of Honor will be conducted by an independent panel of school public relations professionals in Riverside County. Education Medal of Honor winners will be recognized during a banquet at the spring meeting of the San Bernardino County School Boards Association. For additional information about the awards program please contact the County Schools’ Communications office at 909.386.2413.