2018 Greater Washington Superstar Award
Creating positive systemic change for vulnerable youth in
Greater Washington starts with the people who directly build relationships with
our region’s young people. To provide young people with the tools, resources
and skills they need to graduate from high school ready for career and college,
direct service staff must tailor their strategies to help youth overcome
We believe that measurably improving the lives of children
and youth means using data effectively to understand our young people and build
relationships that guide them onto a path for success. That’s why we’re
partnering with the Superstar Foundation to co-sponsor the Superstar Award for 2018
to reward the best direct service staff who demonstrate an exceptional
commitment in the use of data to help young people in our region.
As part of our commitment to recognize individuals who use data to improve programming , we will award an outstanding nominee in the Greater Washington area $5,000 and submit them as a finalist for the Superstar Foundation’s Veronica Award.
Work directly with young people (ages 0 to 24
years old) living in the Greater Washington area, defined as the District of
Columbia, Prince George’s County, Montgomery County, and the counties and
cities that make up Northern Virginia.
Spend at least 50 percent of their time working
in direct contact and work with young people.
Work at an organization providing direct
services to young people in the Greater Washington area.
The Superstar Foundation was founded in 2007 with a two-fold mission:
As health, education and social services continue to progress towards better measurement of outcomes, the Superstar Foundation believes that transformative relationships and a commitment to data-based decision making at the level of engagement is the key to all long-term, sustainable improvement in the lives of those we serve.