AWARD NOMINATIONS

2019 Awards

SCAHCE Nominations are open! Recognize that manager or co-worker who goes above and beyond! The following awards will be given during the SCAHCE Conference, October 4-5 at College of Charleston. Nominate someone today!

• SCAHCE Outstanding Continuing Education Professional
• Outstanding Continuing Education Program
• Outstanding Continuing Education Cooperative Program
• The John J. Duffy Scholarship
• Outstanding Continuing Education Instructor
• Outstanding Continuing Education Support Staff

Go to http://scahce.org/awards-nomination/ to apply.

Deadline is Friday,  September 8th, 2019

For more information on awards, please e-mail Donna Lawrence.

OUTSTANDING CONTINUING EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL AWARD

Complete the nomination form

This award recognizes an individual who has contributed substantially to Continuing Education in South Carolina. Membership in SCAHCE is not required to be nominated. A plaque, cash award and a one-year membership will be presented to the winner. SCAHCE members cannot nominate themselves for this award. A plaque and cash award ($200) will be presented to the winner.

Criteria – Individuals Nominated For This Award:
1.  Individuals nominated for this award
2.  Should have exhibited above average leadership and exemplary performance at his/her own institution;
3.  Should have performed distinguished service in various functions at his/her institution that have been widely recognized.

Procedure:
1.  Submit nomination on the standard nomination form.
2.  Include the nominee’s credentials, experience, and accomplishments (both personal and professional) made within the past year.

OUTSTANDING CONTINUING EDUCATION COOPERATIVE PROGRAM AWARD

Complete the nomination form

This award recognizes effective cooperative programs in continuing education among two or more educational institutions and /or state agencies, non-profits, public sector, or private sector partners. Identical plaques and equal recognition will be awarded to the program partners. Self-nominations are acceptable or nominations may be made by in-house members. A cash award of $200 will be awarded to the winner.

Criteria – Programs Nominated For This Award: 
1.  Should have been conducted between November 1 of the previous year and the present year by two or more partners
2.  Should be complete to the point of being able to measure success.
3.  Should be of notable and recognized cooperation.

Procedure:
1.  Submit one nomination form from cooperating institutions on the standard nomination form
2.  Provide a brief summary or overview of the program.
3.  Include detailed supporting material

THE JOHN J. DUFFY SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

Complete the nomination form

SCAHCE will award a $500 scholarship to members who are engaged in graduate study on either a full or part-time basis. Self-nominations are acceptable.

Criteria: 
1.  Membership in SCAHCE
2.  Enrollment in an accredited graduate degree program
3.  Applicability of the student’s course of study to the advancement of continuing education as a profession

Procedure:
1.  Submit nomination on the standard nomination form
2.  Include supporting material discussing how the nominee merits this award.
3.  Include information on the course of study and its suitability toward the advancement of continuing education as a profession.

SCAHCE will award a $300 scholarship to members who are engaged in undergraduate study on either a full or part-time basis. Self-nominations are acceptable.

Criteria:
1.  Membership in SCAHCE
2.  Enrollment in an accredited undergraduate degree program
3.  Applicability of the student’s course of study to increase key job knowledge or skills or for career advancement

Procedure:
1.  Submit nomination on the standard nomination form
2.  Include supporting material discussing how the nominee merits this award.
3.  Include information on the course of study and its relevance to increase key job knowledge or skills or for career advancement.

OUTSTANDING CONTINUING EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR AWARD

Complete the nomination form

This award will recognize the faculty member or instructor (full or part-time) employed by the institution to teach continuing education courses. Self-nominations are not acceptable. Membership in SCAHCE is not mandatory. A plaque and cash award ($200) will be presented to the winner.

Criteria: 
1.  Instructs continuing education course work.
2.  Provides high quality instruction consistently
3.  Demonstrates innovation through new courses developed
4.  Participates in professional development activities
5.  Involved in student advising and/or counseling beyond the classroom
6.  Promotes the college
7.  Gains recognition for the college and/or division
8.  Has earned respect of students and colleagues
9.  Is active with professional and/or civic organization

Procedure:
1.  Submit nomination on the standard nomination form
2.  Include detailed supporting material
3.  Include student and/or industry feedback

OUTSTANDING CONTINUING EDUCATION SUPPORT STAFF AWARD

Complete the nomination form

This award recognizes the outstanding continuing education support staff person of the year. The Outstanding Continuing Education Support Staff Award will be presented at the summer workshop. The award winner will also be recognized at the fall conference. Membership in SCAHCE is not mandatory. Self-nominations are not acceptable. A plaque and a cash ($200) award will be presented to the winner.

Criteria: 
1.  Achieves high standard of excellence consistently
2.  Demonstrates cooperative (team) efforts
3.  Promotes the college
4.  Has earned respect among peers and supervisors
5.  Gains recognition for the division and/or college
6.  Participates in professional development activities
7.  Supports the philosophy, values and mission of the division and college
8.  Is active with professional and/or civic organizations

Procedure:
1.  Submit nomination on the standard nomination form
2.  Include supporting material
3.  Include personal and professional achievements