The MAACCE Leadership Award is to recognize a leader in the field of Adult Education, particularly in terms of administration, instruction, and/or assessment.
-Must be in the field of Adult Education a minimum of 3 years.
-Must be in a leadership role at least one year.
-Contributes significantly to local and/or regional/statewide programming.
-Maintains a high quality program.
-Manages resources wisely.
-Strong communication and collaboration skills.
The MAACCE Teacher/Instructor/Facilitator Award is to recognize instructional staff who contribute significantly to their local program in terms of student learning, growth, and retention.
-Use of various instructional strategies.
-Conducts professional development at the local or regional level.
-Advocates for student learning and growth.
-Contributes significantly to program outcomes.
-Recognized by the local program staff as being an asset to the program.
The MAACCE Support Staff Award has been updated to recognize individuals who do not teach a class but who contribute significantly to their local program and student outcomes.
-Currently or recently been employed in a position that provides direct support to instructors and/or students.
-Contributes significantly to program outcomes, in terms of teacher professional development, student enrollment, wrap around services, direct assistance to students and/or to the success of instructors.
The MAACCE Volunteer Award is to recognize an individual who volunteers their time and energy to an Adult Education program.
-Be a current or recent (within the past year) volunteer with an Adult Education program.
-Provides services that help staff/instructors/students achieve their goals.
-Contributes significant time and energy to the program.
-Advocates for the program and/or the students.
The MAACCE Partner Award is to recognize community, not-for-profit organizations, or businesses that partner with an Adult Education program.
-Be a current or recent (within the past year) partner with an Adult Education program.
-Provides vital support to the students, staff, or instructors of a program.
-Demonstrates numerous examples of collaboration that help students achieve success.
-Be committed to the goals of the program.
-Is a strong advocate for the program in the community.
The MAACCE Student Award is to recognize students who have been enrolled in Adult Education programs within the current fiscal year.
-Be a current or former student (within the current fiscal year) of an Adult Education program.
-Demonstrates good attendance and commitment to learning.
-Shows determination in order to achieve success.
-Be a positive role model for other students.
-Achieved or actively working to achieve educational and career goal.