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The Continuing Education Association of New York dedicates itself to the promotion and support of quality programs of public continuing higher education in New York State. With awards presented each fall at the CEANY annual conference, we continue our tradition of celebrating our members’ achievements in innovative programming, effective promotion, and successful business and organizational partnerships that illustrate CEANY’s mission. These awards also recognize outstanding contributions to the Association that have enabled it to serve as an advocate for the postsecondary adult learner and to encourage the professional development of members.

The CEANY annual fall conference is an excellent way to recognize and celebrate success across a breadth of programs and activities. In accordance with established custom, CEANY bestows annual awards in recognition of outstanding contributions made by continuing education professionals as well as exemplary programs, its students, and educational partners across an array of domains.


The awards laud distinguished contributions to the advancement of program planning, to applications of continuing education theory and practice, to marketing, to business and industry linkages, to leadership, and to student success.
 Please find the nomination forms for, and information about the following CEANY annual recognition awards on the below links.


As an example of the great impact of these awards, watch CEANY's Vice President, Jane MacKillop accept the 2017 Outstanding Continuing Educator Award.

HOW TO SUBMIT

  1. Click on the Award Type below to access the description & nomination form. Then click on the award for which you wish to nominate.
  2. Follow Submission Instructions listed on each award nomination form. All awards require supportive documentation in addition to the nomination form.  
  3. Submit each award nomination and its support documentation attached to one email to nominations@ceany.org. All award nominations and supportive documentation / materials must be submitted electronically.
  4. Send a separate email for each award nomination and put the name of the award you are nominating for in the subject line of the email.
  5. Applications will not be accepted after the deadline.

Charles A. Burns Award

OUTSTANDING ADULT CONTINUING EDUCATION STUDENT


Purpose: Recognize & support adult students who have achieved excellence by demonstrating persistence, drive &success in overcoming obstacles to achieve their educational goals.

This award is granted to a student in each region and results in recognition by the association & a $1,000 cash award. Winners of the Regional are considered at the statewide level & an additional $1,000 cash award. The statewide winner is asked to accept it in person at the annual conference.

James C. Hall AwardS

EXEMPLARY NON-CREDIT PROGRAM

EXEMPLARY PROGRAM DEVEOPMENT

OUTSTANDING BUSINESS & INDUSTRY COLLABORATION

EXEMPLARY MARKETING PROGRAM

Purpose: Recognize innovative & effective programming & marketing activities that make a contribution to the field of adult & continuing education

4 awards for programs that have 3 common qualities of excellence

Innovation: new topics, new ideas, & new or improved combination of existing or traditional ideas applied to the field of adult or continuing education.

Quality and Effectiveness: reflects how well the program, activity, or service fulfilled its stated objectives.

Contribution to Adult or Continuing Education: considers the degree to which a program or process makes an ongoing contribution to adult or continuing education & can be replicated by other institutions.

RECOGNITION AWARDS

OUTSTANDING CONTINUING EDUCATOR

OUTSTANDING EXPERIENCED CONTINUING EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL

OUTSTANDING NEW CONTINUING EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL

OUTSTANDING CONTINUING EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR

EMERITUS HONOR

CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION

Purpose: Recognize individuals exemplary contributions in the field of adult & continuing education

6 awards for individuals that have 3 common qualities of excellence

Innovation: new topics, new ideas, & new or improved combination of existing or traditional ideas applied to the field of adult or continuing education.

Quality and Effectiveness: reflects how well the program, activity, or service fulfilled its stated objectives.

Contribution to Adult or Continuing Education: considers the degree to which a program or process makes an ongoing contribution to adult or continuing education & can be replicated by other institutions.

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