happy teamEach agency promotes employee recognition by developing programs to focus attention on the contributions of its employees and to foster pride, excellence and commitment in State service.

Agencies are encouraged to provide formal awards programs to recognize those individuals who, by their example and achievements, promote the highest standards of commitment and excellence.

The programs should provide a variety of recognition opportunities so that all employees are recognized, while at the same time highlighting the accomplishments of those who have demonstrated exemplary performance for special agency level recognition.

Recognition Plans - Each Agency outlines its recognition events, award nomination, and selection process in a Recognition Plan. The plan is due annually for approval by October 15th.

Guidelines for the Development of Agency Recognition Plans PDF

Agency Recognition Plan Form Word

Sample Recognition Plan PDF