Penny Reed Award for Excellence

in Assistive Technology Innovation & Leadership

Nominations are being accepted

The Penny Reed Award for Excellence in Assistive Technology Innovation & Leadership

is presented to Oregon leaders in Assistive Technology whose passion and vision brightens the future for the students of Oregon. The award honors Dr. Penny Reed, the author of the original OTAP grant more than 30 years ago. Penny's influence has roots in the past and gives wings to the present and future.

If you would like to recognize a colleague:

Please notify Debra Fitzgibbons at debra.fitzgibbons@douglasesd.k12.or.us

with the name of your nominee and the award you are nominating them for .

Please follow-up with a packet via mail or email. Include the following information:


  • Your name, address and phone number
  • Nominee's name, address and phone number
  • A written summary of the contributions made by the individual in the field of Assistive Technology Leadership
  • Letters of support from others who have experience with the nominee's contributions (e.g., coworkers, students or their families, supervisors, etc.)

Award to be presented at the AT-TIES Together Virtual Conference

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

April 26, 27 and 28, 2021

RSOI and OTAP continue the time-honored tradition of pausing to recognize exemplary achievements in the provision of education-based therapy services and assistive technology leadership. The 2nd Annual Penny Reed Award will be presented for leadership in the provision of Assistive Technology.

The award ceremony will take place from 2:45pm - 3:45pm PST Wednesday afternoon, April 28.

Click for conference details and registration

NOMINATIONS ARE DUE IN THE RSOI/OTAP OFFICE NO LATER THAN MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2021

Sponsored by RSOI and OTAP

1409 NE Diamond Lake Blvd., Ste 110

Roseburg, OR 97470

541.440.4791

https://www.facebook.com/AccessOTAP

Debra Fitzgibbons, Coordinator

Debra.Fitzgibbons@douglasesd.k12.or.us