We are excited to be going to Portland, Oregon in 2023! We will be honoring all of the amazing work that has taken place this year during the WICSEC Annual Training Conference September 17 - 21, 2023.

Award Types

WICSEC Excellence Awards include the following:

Innovative IT Award
The Innovative IT Award recognizes the achievements and best practices in the creative use of automation to enhance the child support program. The innovative efforts of a IV-D agency or child support professional to implement technology solutions that create operational efficiency and ultimately improve child support services. 

Leadership Achievement Award
The Leadership Achievement Award recognizes an individual in a leadership role that has made significant contributions improving the lives of children and promoting a more effective child support program.

Making a Difference Program Award
The Making a Difference Program Award recognizes a child support program that has ‘Made a Difference’ and shown exceptional improvement in key aspects over the past three years.

Platinum Program Award
The Platinum Program Award recognizes a child support program that consistently and comprehensively exemplified the best in child support.

Program Engagement Award
The Program Engagement Award recognizes the effectiveness of collaborative engagement that promotes the well-being and stability of the families served by the child support program.

Rock Star Achievement Award
The Rock Star Achievement Award recognizes an individual, non-supervisory, that has made significant contributions by improving the lives of children and promoting a more effective child support program.

Nominate for the Awards

Do you know someone who deserves recognition at our conference for their work in child support? Have you heard about an innovative activity to raise awareness of child support?

We encourage you to take this opportunity to recognize your well deserving child support colleagues. Take advantage of this opportunity to highlight all the amazing and innovative accomplishments in the child support program. It's easy, just click on the award you are interested in completing, fill in the blanks and submit! 

The will start the nomination process in the summer of 2023. Please keep an eye out for the email announcement. Once the nominations process is open, the below list will be links to the nomination forms.

  • Innovative IT Award
  • Leadership Achievement Award
  • Making a Difference Program Award
  • Platinum Program Award
  • Program Engagement Award
  • Rock Star Achievement Award

Any Questions? Please contact Kristie Arneson at or April Klatt at

Past Award Winners

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