The Section Professional Development Award recognizes an IEEE Section for major contributions to the professional development of its members through the provision of outstanding products, services, and support in the areas of life-long learning, continuing education, and professional development. Nomination deadline is Monday, 2 May 2022.

Nominate a Section for an EAB award

Nominee eligibility

Candidates must be IEEE Sections whose contributions to continuing education and professional development are outstanding as evidenced by their quality, comprehensiveness, innovation, or impact.

A previously awarded Section is eligible to be nominated. However, nominations that include previously awarded projects should not be included without significant improvement.

Award

The award consists of a plaque.

Nominator requirements

The nominator for this award must be an IEEE member. The nominator may be affiliated with the Section. Self-nominations are accepted.

Current members of the IEEE EAB, IEEE-HKN-BOG, or the IEEE professional staff may not be nominators, recipients, or endorsers of EAB or IEEE-HKN Awards, unless otherwise specified. Current members of the IEEE EAB Awards and Recognition Committee (ARC), IEEE Life Members Committee (LMC), or trustees and officers of the Charles LeGeyt Fortescue Graduate Fund or the IEEE-HKN Awards & Recognition Committee may not be nominators, recipients, or endorsers of awards associated with their respective committees, unless otherwise specified.

As specified in IEEE Policy 4.4.H, Eligibility and Process Limitations, individuals serving on any board or committee involved at any stage of the recipient selection or approval process for an award shall be ineligible to receive or act as a nominator or reference for that award. This conflict of interest limitation shall apply to all awards given by the IEEE or any of its organizational units.

An individual can only serve as a nominator or reference for one award per category.

Submit a nomination

Reference requirements

The nominator is responsible for providing a minimum of three, and a maximum of five, people to serve as references for this award. At least two references must be IEEE members and may be members of IEEE Sections other than the Section nominated.

Section officers cannot serve as references for this award.

An individual can only serve as a nominator or reference for one award per category.