2019 Award Nominations are OPEN!

To recognize an outstanding contribution to adult education in Virginia, submit an award nomination by September 29th, 2019.

Congratulations, 2018 VAACE/VLF Awards Recipients!

VAACE President Luke Saechao presents the VAACE President’s Award to former Region 16 Program Manager and former VAACE President Betsy Mathias

Victoire Sanborn of the Virginia Adult Learning Resource Center is presented the VAACE Outstanding Adult Education Leadership Award

Former Virginia First Lady and Virginia Literacy Foundation (VLF) founder Jeannie Baliles presents the Nancy Jiranek Award for Outstanding Executive Director of a Nonprofit Literacy Program in Virginia award to Karen Le Forge

Region VI Specialist Vici Garber is presented the Joan E.D. Kushnir Adult Education Teacher of the Year Award

Lisa Harris of Literacy Volunteers of Campbell County receives the Outstanding Support Staff Award

Mary Jo Washko of Reynolds Community College is presented with the VAACE Outstanding Workplace Partnership Award

Congratulations, 2017 VAACE Award Winners!

2017 VAACE Award Winners

Outstanding Adult Education Leadership Award: Mary Ellen Dreybus, fmr. Region 21 Program Manager

Joan E.D. Kushnir Teacher of the Year Award: Deborah Abbott, Literacy Volunteers of America

Support Staff Award: Cathy Lindsay, Region 11

2017 President’s Award: Anita Prince, Virginia Department of Corrections

Congratulations to TJ ACE Program Manager Susan Erno: Runner-Up for COABE Outstanding Administrator of the Year!

Susan Erno COABE Admin of the Year Award Runner Up PR

VAACE 2016 Awards

Congratulations to 2016 VAACE Awards Recipients!

2016 President’s Award- Jane Swing

Outstanding Adult Leadership Award- Linda Allen, Region 2 (pictured)

Joan E.D. Kushnir Teacher of the Year Award- Karen Gent, Region 2 (pictured)

Volunteer of the Year Award- Edna Carr, Virginia Beach City Public Schools

Outstanding Support Staff of the Year Award- Yvetta Gueste, Region 4

VAACE 2015 Awards

VAACE congratulates recipients of the 2015 awards!
award winners
2015 Outstanding Adult Education Leadership Award: Ms. Stacey Wright
2015 President’s Award: Dr. Lennox McLendon
2015 Joan E.D. Kushnir Teacher of the Year Award: Ms. Nancy Hildebrandt
2015 Volunteer of the Year Award: Ms. Edna Carr
2015 Outstanding Support Staff Award: Ms. Rebecca Cline
president's award

Thanks to all who support adult educators! We could not be successful without you!Panchik

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 Cline, McNemar, Hetland
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