State Awards Process

State Awards Timeline

Any active member of CCAE may submit a nomination for the following state awards by completing and submitting the nomination online before December 22, 2017. The CCAE Office Manager will forward these nominations to the appropriate Sections for consideration. Each Section must select only one nomination for each award to forward to the State Awards Chair by January 22, 2018.

The State Council awards are:

  • George C. Mann Distinguished Service Award
  • Robert W. Rupert Award
  • Donald A. McCune Collaborative Award
  • Award of Merit
  • Citation of Merit
  • Partners in Adult Education Excellence Award

Section and Chapter Timelines for Teaching and Support Services

Any active member of CCAE may submit a nomination for Excellence in Support Services and/or Excellence in Teaching to their local Chapter according to the timeline and process set up by their Section and Chapter. Chapters and Sections are encouraged to organize awards events to honor the contributions of the selected local awardees.

In addition, each Section may select one recipient for the Excellence in Support Service Award to be honored at the annual state conference. The Section must complete and submit the Excellence in Support Services Award form online by January 22, 2018. A digital photo and 250 word summary bio should be sent to Sharon Bonney at the same time (membership@ccaestate.org).

Also each Section may select one recipient for the Excellence in Teaching Award for each 250 members in that Section, including Institutional Memberships, based upon Section membership on the previous June 30.     

  • 1–250 memberships = 1 recipient
  • 251–500 memberships = 2 recipients
  • 501–750 memberships = 3 recipients
  • 751–1000 memberships = 4 recipient

The Section must complete and submit the Excellence in Teaching Award form online by January 22, 2018. A digital photo and 250 word summary bio should be sent to Sharon Bonney at the same time (membership@ccaestate.org).


Section and Chapter Timeline for Life Membership Awards

Any Chapter, Section or active member of CCAE may submit a nomination for a Life Membership Award by completing and submitting the nomination form online before March 16, 2018. This award is presented to retiring or retired CCAE members, who have had outstanding service to CCAE at the chapter, section, and state levels.

All life membership nominations should be considered by the committee for worthiness. Not all submissions are automatically accepted in this category. There is no defined/limit on number submitted or chosen. A digital photo and 250 word summary bio should be sent to Sharon Bonney at the same time (membership@ccaestate.org).

A list of past awardees can be found on the CCAE website on the Awards Archive page located under the Awards tab.