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Awards, Elections, and Transitions

Monday, May 02, 2016  
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Call for Award Nominations

AAACE confers several categories of awards to recognize and honor exemplary contributions to adult continuing education. The awards are a highly visible component of the association's statement about standards of excellence in the field, recognition of individual and team efforts for leadership, service, knowledge, learners and practice in the field.

Guiding Principles

The AAACE awards process is based on:

  • Having a limited, select number of association-wide awards to truly honor and recognize outstanding contributions to the field.
  • Honoring leadership, service, knowledge, learners and practice in the field.
  • Recognizing both individual and team or collective efforts.
  • Ensuring open communication about the awards, the selection criteria, and process for each award.

Call for Nominations

Deadline for nominations is June 1, 2016.

Cyril O. Houle Award: Outstanding Literature in Adult Education
Imogene Okes Award: Outstanding Research in Adult Education
Malcolm Knowles Award: Outstanding Adult Education Program Leadership
Outstanding Service Medallion: Outstanding Record of Service
President's Award: Exceptional and Innovative Leadership in Adult and Continuing Education

Call for Nominations for AAACE Board of Directors

The Nominations and Elections Committee of the American Association for Adult & Continuing Education (AAACE) is requesting nominations for the positions of President Elect, Secretary and Director at Large. Board members have the opportunity to shape the future of AAACE. This is an exciting opportunity to get involved in our association. Please consider nominating yourself or encouraging a colleague to run for this position. The deadline for all nominations is June 1, 2016.

Click here for descriptions and qualifications for Board of Director nominations.