2021 is still looking a little different. Even though we're not able to be with each other in person at the annual WICSEC conference, we still honored all of the amazing work that took place this last year virtually in September 2021.

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 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 supervisory 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 outreach that creates a positive public image of 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.

Standing Ovation Award (recommendation by Awards Committee and Board)
This award is at the discretion of the Awards Committee and WICSEC board to recognize a significant contribution to the Child Support program by an individual or entity during the calendar year.
Note: submission of the plan and techniques may be requested to share at future WICSEC trainings.  

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 application for the 2022 Awards will be available in the summer of 2022.

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

Past Award Winners

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