Presentation on theme: "Presentation by Kristine Lowe Northwest District Vice President Nevada / California Region Fall 2014."— Presentation transcript:
Presentation by Kristine Lowe Northwest District Vice President Nevada / California Region Fall 2014
Presentation Highlights Introduction & Overview Mission Statement Hallmark Award Categories Rubrics & Questions Tips & Excerpts How To Submit Your Hallmark Award Entry From My Experience… Deadlines Final Thoughts Q & A
Introductions Tell Me About Yourself My Hallmark Award Experience 2012 Distinguished College Project 2012 NV/CA Honors in Action – Theme - 2 nd Place 2013 Distinguished Chapter Officer Team 2014 Paragon Award for New Advisors 2014 Continued Excellence Award for Advisors
Overview: Hallmark Awards Program Reflects the scholarly ideals of Phi Theta Kappa Recognizes superior individual and chapter achievement Enhances student, advisor, and chapter development Hallmark Awards Based on competitively-judged application entries Chapters compete against each other Exemplify excellence in Society’s Hallmarks
Mission Statement The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence. Phi Theta Kappa's mission is two-fold: Recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two- year college students and; Provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming.
Hallmark Award Categories Honors in Action College Project Distinguished Chapter Member Distinguished Chapter Officer Distinguished Chapter Officer Team Paragon Award for New Advisors Distinguished Advisor Continued Excellence Award for Advisors Distinguished College Administrator Shirley B. Gordon Award of Distinction Michael Bennett Lifetime Achievement Distinguished Community College State Director Distinguished Chapter Beta Alpha Continued Excellence Regional Awards
Let’s Begin Your Award-Winning Ways Log on to ptk.org
Let’s Begin Your Award-Winning Ways Log in Username ( address) and Password Address Select your password
Let’s Begin Your Award-Winning Ways Click onto to Hallmark Award Icon
Rubrics & Questions
Category Deadline Word Count Questions to answer within word count
Rubrics & Questions Criteria & Scoring Point Assignment
Time Management Strategies Develop and stick to timeline Use a planner or a weekly (or monthly) schedule Incorporate your class, meeting, family time activities, and social activities Check your planner or to do list daily Consider exams, personal statement deadlines, holidays Give your advisor time to review & certify entry Don’t procrastinate!
From Personal Experience Enthusiasm is the key! Find good proofreaders / editors Chapter members Tutorial Center English instructor(s) Answer the question! Review criteria Use active verbs
From Personal Experience Appreciate that every point counts And finally - submit before the deadline!
Deadlines: Administrator Wednesday – 10 December :00 PST College Administrator Administrator Awards (Gordon, Bennett) Community College State Director Regional Awards (Officer, Officer Team)
Deadlines: Individual Wednesday – 14 January :00 PST Chapter Member Chapter Officer Chapter Officer Team Paragon Award for New Advisor Distinguished Advisor Continued Excellence Advisor
Deadlines: Project Wednesday - 28 January :00 PST Honors in Action College Project
Deadlines: Regional Awards Wednesday - 28 January :59 p.m. PST In addition to International Awards: Yearbook Travel & Participation Multimedia Distinguished Scholar Distinguished Chapter Details will be posted on
Contact Information Kristine Lowe Cell: 408/ Facebook: Kristine Lowe (on camel) Reference Websites: Main: ptk.org NV/CA: nvcaregion.org
Q & A
Thank You! Special Thanks to Eric Pham and Tram Pham for photos