2015 Zullo Distinguished Service Award
The Law, Youth & Citizenship Program of the New York State Bar
Association is accepting nominations for the Emil Zullo Distinguished
Service Award. You may nominate an educator for this award.
To recognize the New York educator who
has made an outstanding contribution to law-related education (LRE) and
whose programs: 1) foster understanding of the values of our legal and
judicial systems; 2) inform and educate students as to the roles in
society of the law, the courts, law enforcement agencies and the legal
profession; 3) stimulate a deeper sense of individual responsibility,
instruct students to recognize responsibility and instruct students to
recognize their duties, as well as their rights; 4) encourage effective
law-related education programs in their schools and communities; and 5)
increase communication and understanding among students, educators and
those involved professionally in the legal system.
Any K-12 public or nonpublic school educator in the State of New York
- been active in LRE for at least three years;
- participated in the development of materials and programs, or made
other important contributions that have an impact on students and others
and that are recognized at the local and state levels;
- voluntarily given his/her time and resources in support of LRE, such
as serving on planning committees, reviewing materials and programs and
responding to requests for assistance; and
- not previously received this award.
1. All entries must be submitted in typed format.
2. Entries may be submitted by applicant or by nomination.
3. One original is required per nominee.
4. Each application must include the following:
a) Cover letter
b) Resume of applicant (maximum of one page)
c) Summary of LRE activities (maximum of one page)
d) Letters of support (maximum of 5, may be handwritten or
typed). Letters of support should include educators, students and
community resource persons.
e) Include documentary materials such as newspaper articles,
teaching outline, examples of resource materials utilized, pictures of
events and/or a bibliography of law-related educational materials
developed by applicant. No videotapes please.
Law, Youth & Citizenship Program
Zullo Distinguished Service Award
c/o New York State Bar Association
One Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207