ISSWA recognizes two school social workers each year based on nominations received:
Iowa School Social Worker of the Year and Leahgreta Spears Career Achievement Award.Past Iowa School Social Worker of the Year Recipients
ISSWA also recognizes a non-school social worker each year based on nominations who exemplifies the qualities of a school social worker in a different field:Past Friend of Children Award Recipients
Last, ISSWA recognizes a Legislator who supports youth, education, mental health, and/or school social work to receive the Legislator of the Year Award.
Congratulations to our 2019 ISSWA Award Recipients:
jean Boger - Iowa School Social Worker of the Year
nancy lynch - Leahgreta spears career achievement Award
shirley holbach - Friend of Children Award
DAVE LOEBSACK - LEGISLATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD
These well-deserved recipients were recognized at the Awards Banquet at our 2019 ISSWA Annual Conference for their dedication to serving home, school & community.
Right: Photos of the ISSWA 2019 ISSWA Award Recipients