We hope this detailed resource page will serve as training tool throughout your term as a SIG officer. We are here to serve you, so please let us know if there is any additional information you want added to the SIG Guidelines (updated guidelines coming soon). Please email Simone Daley at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
2020 SIG Officer Training
2019 SIG Officer Engagement
2018 SIG Officer Training
2017 SIG Summit
2016 SIG Summit
- Leadership presentation. What does successful leadership look like and how to choose and mentor a successor.
- Member Recruitment and Retention.
- Marketing strategies. How to market your SIG to NAPNAP members beyond the national conference and how to work with staff to get this done.
- Ideas for developing new SIG projects.
- TeamPeds: Volunteers overview.
- How to submit abstracts, workshops, etc. and why.
The Outstanding SIG Award is presented annually to the SIG that contributes to the mission of NAPNAP in outstanding or innovative ways. The winning SIG will receive $500. In case of a tie vote, both SIGs will receive award, but they will split the $500, each receiving $250. SIG members may receive this award only once every two (2) years or every other year.
- NAPNAP SIG in good standing
- Contributions of the SIG at the local, state, or national level may be in the areas of educational activities or initiatives, legislative consultations related to health policy, leadership, or mentorship activities within NAPNAP, the SIG, or other groups, consultation(s) with other professional organizations or service on their committees, participation in community projects or activities, publications in newspapers, magazines, or journals, and/or involvement in research efforts to improve the health of infants, children, and adolescents.
Application Requirements: SIGs self-nominate for this award. All SIG representatives must submit an online application, which asks the following questions:
- Please tell us how your SIG furthered the mission of the national organization over the past twelve (12) months by addressing the award criteria.
- Please also include how your SIG would use the monetary award to sustain/grow your membership, provide leadership in the area of interest, illustrate expertise in clinical practice and advocacy issues, and disseminate information to the NAPNAP membership, as well as other collaborating professional organizations. (Max 150 words)
- How has your SIG contributed to NPs in your area of specialty? (Max 75 words)