Continuing Education Instructor
Purpose: Recognize an instructor who has made exemplary contributions in support of teaching continuing education students and programs.
Nominations must be made by a current member of CEANY in good standing. Nomination must be for a current member of CEANY in good standing, self nominations are acceptable. Nomination must be from within the last year of annual conference. All nominees must have been involved in teaching continuing education classes (credit or non-credit) during the past academic year. Nominees may be full-time or part-time continuing education faculty engaged in teaching either credit or non-credit classes at a public institution of higher education in the state of New York. A member of CEANY from the instructor’s institution must submit a letter of support for the instructor’s nomination.5.A nominee must have clearly demonstrated excellence in teaching through the use of such techniques as a student-centered approach in teaching, an ability to mentor students, the desire and capability to impact students’ lives/futures, and a dedication to lifelong learning. Evidence could include: syllabi or other course materials, testimonials from colleagues, supervisors, or students, or publicity pieces featuring the nominee.6.A nominee must have performed at a level beyond the expected, either in quality of teaching, service to students, or program/course development.
Purpose: Recognize a retiree who has displayed substantial activity within the Association over a period of time. It provides recognition to qualified
Association members upon their official retirement from their major continuing education role at their institution. Nominations must be made by a current member of CEANY in good standing. Nomination must be from within the last year of annual conference. Must have been a member in good standing of CEANY for at least a total of ten years. Must have been a member of the continuing education profession for at least at total of fifteen years. Must have served the Association in a leadership capacity for at least five years (i.e. chair of committee(s), conference ormeeting chair, etc.). Must have made a significant contribution to continuing education and to an institution.
Certificate of Appreciation
Purpose: Recognize an individual who has made exemplary contributions in support of CEANY activities. This may include support of CEANY
conferences, continuing education programs, operations, faculty, students, etc. It is for college / continuing education professionals and staff who fulfill the below “Criteria.” Nominations must be made by a current member of CEANY in good standing. Nomination must be for a current member of CEANY in good standing, self nominations are acceptable. Nomination must be from within the last year of annual conference. Exhibition of high standards of competency in performing a task or project, as measured against customary practice in the profession. Expenditure of time and energy beyond the routine requirements of the job or project. In general taking the “extra step” –hard to define, but easy to identify. Candidate must have working knowledge of the background and mission of CEANY (e.g. support staff should have a clear understanding and appreciation of the organization, not simply following orders).