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ACE seeking candidates for Adult Learner of the Year.
(Posted on behalf of ACE)
Their stories are moving, their achievements are inspiring and their potential is limitless. And the time is now to nominate the person you believe exemplifies these and other qualities for ACE’s Adult Learner of the Year.
Past recipients include Eileen Beatty, a National Merit Teacher and mother of four who received her bachelor’s degree from Boise State University (ID), who received the 2011 award. Beatty has been pursuing her master’s degree in teaching and learning at Northwest Nazarene University (ID) while teaching full-time and serving as a model for her nearly three dozen students.
Nominations for the 2012 award are due by Dec. 7, 2012. ACE will recognize the winner at its 95th Annual Meeting, Leading Change, to be held in Washington, DC, March 2-5, 2013. Nominations can be submitted on ACE’s website.
The award recognizes a person who has benefited academically and professionally from making use of ACE’s credit recommendations for workforce or military training. Among the qualities that award winners demonstrate are: continued success in academic, professional, personal and community endeavors; extraordinary achievement in their community or workplace while successfully balancing the demands of family, career and education; and inspiring others to set high lifelong learning goals.
This year’s Adult Learner of the Year will receive a $500 scholarship from ACE to continue his or her education.
Click here for the ACE Adult Learner of the Year Nomination Form.