Tyler Student Achievement Award – Tyler was the first recipient of his namesake Tyler Student Achievement Award in 2007. This award was created and is presented each year by the Iowa Council of Administrators of Special Education (Iowa CASE). The award reads, “In recognition of significant contributions to ability awareness of students with disabilities”. CASE is an international organization that lists the following Core Values on its website:
CASE Core Values:
VISIONARY LEADERSHIP: CASE is committed to innovative, forward-thinking and dedicated to excellence.
INCLUSIONARY PRACTICES: CASE is committed to the highest standards of access, equity, belonging, and inclusion.
ENGAGEMENT: CASE is committed to intentional partnerships with our colleagues in preK-12 education, university, corporate, non-profit, and public communities.
INTEGRITY: CASE is committed to fostering the values of honesty, fairness, and professional and scholarly ethics.
And from the Iowa CASE website:
The Iowa Council of Administrators of Special Education has presented the Tyler Greene Award annually since 2007. Tyler was the first recipient of this award. The Tyler Greene Award is given to a high school senior or first year graduate who has been identified as an individual with a disability who has done something significant in their life for themselves or others.
The scholarship recipients from 2022 and 2023 are pictured below and are, from left to right: Rachael, Bradon, Olivia, Parker, and Johanna