Awards

Administrator of the Year Award

The Administrator of the Year Award is an annual award to recognize an Administrator who has:

  • Shown a commitment to the Adult Education profession.
  • Has made an outstanding contribution toward fostering the concept of education as a process continuing throughout life.
  • Demonstrated contribution to adult education at the community, state, and/or national levels.

Please contact Marilyn Schmidt at mschmidt@iacea.net for more information.


Paul Simon Adult Learner of the Year Award

The Paul Simon Adult Learner of the Year award is designed to recognize an Adult Education student who has:

  • improved the life situation(s) of self/others as a result of learning experiences.
  • demonstrated leadership within formal or nontraditional learning.
  • has maintained family, civic or employment responsibilities while concurrently pursuing educational goals.
  • has overcome difficult circumstances in order to pursue adult learning experiences.
  • has been supportive of others engaged in adult learning.
  • earned awards or honors for educational achievement granted by educational institutions, community or civic groups.

Please contact Marilyn Schmidt at mschmidt@iacea.net for more information.


Support Staff of the Year Award

The Support Staff of the Year award recognized a support staff member who:

  • demonstrates a commitment to the adult and continuing education profession
  • demonstrates a willingness to perform above and beyond assigned duties.
  • accepts each learner’s cultural and ethnic uniqueness.
  • provides a non-threatening, supportive atmosphere.
  • communicates effectively with students, colleagues and supervisors.
  • fosters and maintains linkages with appropriate community resources.
  • demonstrates an ability to be flexible and innovative.
  • expresses and demonstrates a commitment to his/her lifelong learning.

Please contact Marilyn Schmidt at mschmidt@iacea.net for more information.


Arthur J. Stejskal Teacher of the Year Award

The Teacher of the Year Award recognizes a teacher who:

  • demonstrates a commitment to the adult and continuing education profession
  • recognizes and understands the physical, psychological, social, and cognitive characteristics of adult learners.
  • accepts each learner’s cultural and ethnic uniqueness.
  • provides a non-threatening, supportive atmosphere for learning which fosters freedom of thought and expression.
  • assists learners in formulating personal learning objectives and assessing progress toward those objectives.
  • communicates effectively with learners, colleagues and supervisors.

Please contact Marilyn Schmidt at mschmidt@iacea.net for more information.

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