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Divisional Awards

AECT Special Service Award
for Signature Contributions to the Association

Purpose:
AECT's Special Service Award is the association’s second highest award and honors individuals who have provided singular/signature service to AECT as a whole, or to one of its programs, divisions or other association activity. Previous awardees have provided extraordinary service by revamping various functions of AECT; advocating and creating new initiatives; taking existing programs to a new level; serving a vital leadership role at a major juncture in the association’s history, etc.

Eligibility:
•  Nominee must be a current member of AECT.
•  Recipient may not currently be a member of the Board of Directors or the Awards Committee.
•  Service can be to a division, committee, activity, program or initiative of AECT.  However, it is not intended for service to a specific affiliated organization, although it may relate to AECT’s general mission involving affiliate relations.

Review Criteria:
The impact and quality of the service as evidenced by supporting comments and documentation.
There is not a specific requirement for the timing, length or nature of the noted service.

Selection:
Nominations are coordinated, reviewed and recipients selected initially by the AECT Awards Committee which forwards names of award recipients to the AECT Executive Committee for confirmation.   An award review sub-committee led by a member of the AECT Awards Committee and comprised of award committee members and non-members including a previous award recipient forwards recommendations to the Chair.  No more than five awards are presented in a year.

Nomination Procedures:
To prepare a nomination, click the online nomination form link displayed below. Before entering and submitting, review the form and then have all information prepared in advance. Include any additional materials as directed.  If a procedural or technical issue arises contact AECT headquarters or the award contact listed below for alternative submission options.  Comments from at least one and up   three references is requested. Required contact information for the references includes name and email address along with additional information requested.  Once submitted, an email will be sent to each reference  requesting comments via a link in the message.  

Nomination Form: Click here to submit a nomination.

Nature of Award: Plaque

Presentation: Awards ceremony at a General Session during the annual convention.

Funding And Support: AECT

Nominations due by: Aug. 15, 2017

Award Management on behalf of AECT: AECT Awards Committee

Contact : Jay Harriman, AECT Awards Chair, , harrimajk@gmail.com

 

PAST RECIPIENTS

2017
 • Mike Orey and Robert Maribe Branch
2016
 • Charlie Riegeluth
 • Nancy Hastings
2015
 • Chuck Hodges and Dan Surry
2014
 • Jozenia Colorado
2013
 • Barbara Lockee
 • Ana Donaldson
2010
 • Miriam B. Larson
 • Les Moller
 • M. David Merrill
 • Mary Herring
2009
 • Jenny Johnson
2007
 • Mike Molenda
 • Alan Januszerski
 • Jim Klein
2006
 • Don Descy
 • Phil Hibbard
 • Elizabeth Boling
 • Steve Ross
2005
 • Sharon Smaldino
2004
 • Penny Cole

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