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Lifetime Service Award

In recognition of the extraordinary efforts that people make on behalf of Texas migratory students, the AMET planning committee is accepting nominations for the Lifetime Service Award in Migrant Education. The award recognizes individuals who have contributed significantly to the advancement and/or implementation of the Texas Migrant Education Program through their active participation, dedication, and commitment.

Nominations will open on August 9, 2023 and close on October 21, 2023.


No more than one outstanding individual will be recognized.  The recipient will be honored at a general session during the AMET Conference.


This award will honor an outstanding individual who has provided distinguished service and commitment to the Texas Migrant Education Program for a minimum of fifteen (15) years.

Nominations will be solicited statewide. Persons wishing to make a nomination should submit a portfolio of information including a resume or description of their nominee’s accomplishments and a picture. 

Portfolio Content
  • One-page narrative or resume that includes:

  1. The events and/or experiences that led to the candidate’s involvement in migrant education.

  2. A listing of achievements/accomplishments in the area of migrant education including participation in committees.

  3. The number of years of service in migrant education.

  4. Any other relevant activities

  • Articles written by or about the nominees Migrant Education accomplishments​

  • Testimonials about the nominee from the Migrant Community

  • Picture of the nominee

Nominee's Portfolio Submission - When/Where to submit

As part of the nomination process, the nominator is responsible for submitting the portfolio to be used by the selection committee in its deliberations. 

  • No videos will be accepted.

  • Material must be word-processed and double-spaced.

All materials become the property of the selection committee and will not be returned. 


Please email portfolio by October 22, 2023 to Jaime Miranda at 

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