Goals for Units of Distinction

The Units of Distinction awards will be presented during the Awards Banquet at Convention each year. Please submit this form by May 15th to ensure that your unit is included in the presentation. 

19 to 21 goals = Highest Distinction

16 to 18 goals = Distinction

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MEMBERSHIP:

  Unit officers and committee chairs were members of both WSSRA and the Local Unit

  Unit provides an opportunity at each meeting for paying State and Local dues by cash or automatic dues deduction

  Unit Membership Committee actively recruits school employees

  Unit increased membership by 5% or reached the highest membership total ever based on April 1 membership compilation

ACTIVITIES:

  Unit plans to send delegates to Convention

  A minimum of three Unit officers/committee chairs attended two Coordinating Council meetings this year

  Unit held regularly scheduled meetings/events during the fiscal year

  Unit Executive Board held at least four scheduled meeting during the year

  Unit sponsored an interesting and challenging program on at least one community issue

SERVICE:

  Unit nominated one member to receive the WSSRA Stan McNaughton Outreach Award and one member to receive the WSSRA Patrick T. Hoban Meritorious Award

  Unit successfully conducted one community service project

  Unit provides for Retirement Planning information

  Unit nominated one member to receive the WSSRA Stan McNaughton Outreach Award and one member to receive the WSSRA Patrick T. Hoban Meritorious Award

  Unit established one or more of the following: • Unit scholarship fund or student loan • Yearly contribution to WSSR Foundation • Unit mini grant for student learning improvement

COMMUNICATION:

  Unit maintained historical record of Unit activities and projects

  Unit provided newsletter/bulletin/postcard notification to members prior to at least three meetings

  Unit has an active Legislative Committee which worked in alignment with the State Legislative Committee

  Unit established and used email, telephone tree, etc. to alert members as requested by the State Legislative Committee

  Unit uses technology e.g. email, website etc.to communicate with members

  Unit publicized or participated in Washington State School Retirees’ Appreciation Week

  Unit tracks volunteer hours for members and reports those hours to the Lacey office.