Nominate a Colleague for the 2023 Myrna B. Shure Award

Deadline: April 24

The Dr. Myrna B. Shure Award is named in honor of Dr. Shure, program developer of I Can Problem Solve (ICPS). The Shure Award recognizes professionals who demonstrate passion, application and commitment representative of the ICPS vision. The winner will receive a complimentary registration to 2023 National Social and Emotional Learning Conference, and be recognized on May 16, noon–1:30 p.m.

Award Criteria

Award recipients demonstrate passion, practice and commitment in areas which reflect the I Can Problem Solve Program’s vision for developing youth interpersonal skills to become socially and emotionally competent problem solvers.
Awardees show exemplary aptitude:

  • Focusing on the process of thinking (How not what a child thinks.)
  • Providing youth with opportunities to demonstrate understanding of their own and other’s feelings and preferences.
  • Developing skills so youth effectively manage and navigate interpersonal relationships.
  • Guiding children to identify problems, generate multiple solutions, and consider the outcomes of their actions.
  • Empowering youth to think critically.

Meet Our Previous Award Winners!