International Recognition

Rockcliffe recognizes that in addition to the tireless service that our members provide professional communities, they also deserve some form of recognition and distinction. Therefore, these awards and distinctions are granted on a yearly basis for service to the profession that go above and beyond.

 

Rockcliffe Service Awards

The Rockcliffe Service Awards are in their inaugural year to commemorate the first year of professional membership. These awards will be granted to the Rockcliffe Professional Member who has distinguished him/herself in various activities that demonstrate service to the profession and exemplify the professional SERVE mission.

These awards will be issued during the Second Annual Rockcliffe University Consortium Conference (RUCC) in November 2018 in the following categories:

Community Service Award

This award is issued to the Rockcliffe Community Member who has distinguished him or herself within the past year, in service to the Rockcliffe community in the following ways:

  • Service to the Community
    • Active participation in Rockcliffe General Service Opportunities
    • Demonstrate a willingness to mentor volunteers and other members of the public; and
    • Help in the promotion of Rockcliffe activities and events, through social media and sharing of information related to Rockcliffe services.
        
  • Exemplification of Principles and Ethics
    • Are passionate about Rockcliffe’s causes as integral to their own personal meaning
    • Exemplifies consistency of thoughts and actions based on values and personal integrity.
    • Is compassionate towards others in their pursuit of service and the promotion of a positive learning environment.

Nominations open August 1, 2018 for the period of September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018. Nominations close August 31, 2018. 

Full criteria coming soon.

Professional Service Award

This award is issued to the Rockcliffe Professional Member who has distinguished him or herself within the past year, in service to the Rockcliffe community in the following ways:

  • Service to the Profession
    • Active participation in planning or coordinating Rockcliffe Service opportunities in areas of
    • Demonstration of influence in Rockcliffe communities that exemplify Rockcliffe Mission of SERVICE;
    • Act as a connector in building community by linking volunteers with other professional members.
        
  • Service to the Community
    • Active participation in Rockcliffe General Service Opportunities
    • Demonstrate a willingness to mentor volunteers and other members of the public; and
    • Help in the promotion of Rockcliffe activities and events, through social media and sharing of information related to Rockcliffe services.
        
  • Exemplification of Principles and Ethics
    • Are passionate about Rockcliffe’s causes as integral to their own personal meaning;
    • Exemplifies consistency of thoughts and actions based on values and personal integrity.
    • Is compassionate towards others in their pursuit of service and the promotion of a positive learning environment.

Nominations open August 1, 2018 for the period of September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018. Nominations close August 31, 2018.

 

Years of Service Recognition

Provided to active members of the Rockcliffe community, who are members in good standing and have engaged in service each year for projects or activities (i.e. serving on a conference committee for the entire cycle of the conference).

To qualify, members must have provided 120 hours of community service to the community yearly for the period of September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

A Years of Service Pin will be provided at each 5-year anniversary milestone and will be award during the Second Annual Rockcliffe University Consortium Conference (RUCC) in November 2018.

Thinkerer Award

The Thinkerer Award is granted during the Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education conference in the spring, as a lifetime achievement award for consistent selfless service towards the promotion of learning, community, and educational practices using immersive environments.

To submit a nomination for this award see the VWBPE Thinkerer Award Page