2013 CCME Military Education Award Nominations

The Council of College and Military Educators is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the 2013 CCME military education awards.  According to Joycelyn Groot, CCME President, "We are encouraging everyone in the military education community to nominate individuals and organizations that meet the criteria of the CCME awards.  Traditionally this has been a great opportunity to recognize the very best serving our military's education needs."
Nominations for the following awards are solicited:

John Brian Service and Leadership Award

  1. The nominee must be an employee of any branch of the United States Armed Services and must be directly involved in the delivery of voluntary off-duty education programs on a military installation.
  2. The Awards Committee, at its discretion, may seek a written recommendation from the nominee's commanding officer or department head.
  3. The nominee must have worked at least two years at the office level as an education services officer, education specialist, education counselor, or education technician.
  4. The Awards Committee shall ascertain that the nominee's accomplishments are deserving of the award, and that these accomplishments demonstrate the nominee's dedication and leadership in providing quality voluntary off-duty education programs at his/her military installation.

If a nominee has been the recipient of any CCME Award in the past 5 years they are deemed an ineligible nominee.

William E. Kennedy Award

  1. The nominee must be an employee of an institution offering a program of instruction at one or more military installations.
  2. The provisions of voluntary off-duty educations programs must govern the program of instruction offered by the employing institution.
  3. In addition, at their discretion, the Awards Committee may seek a written recommendation from the President, Vice-President, or Dean from the nominee's educational institution.
  4. The nominee has been employed directly in the promotion and delivery of voluntary off-duty education programs for a period of at least three years.
  5. The Awards Committee shall ascertain that the nominee's accomplishments are deserving of the award, and that these accomplishments demonstrate the nominee's dedication and leadership in the delivery of quality programs to military installations.

If a nominee has been the recipient of any CCME Award in the past 5 years they are deemed an ineligible nominee.

CCME Corporate Award

  1. The nominee must be an organization directly involved in the support of voluntary off-duty education to the armed forces.
  2. The Awards Committee, at its discretion, may seek a written recommendation from the nominee's institutional leader (president, CEO, etc.).
  3. The Awards Committee shall ascertain that the nominee's organizational accomplishments are deserving of the award, and that these accomplishments demonstrate the nominee's dedication and leadership in supporting quality voluntary off-duty education to the armed services.

If a nominee has been the recipient of any CCME Award in the past 5 years they are deemed an ineligible nominee.

CCME Institution Award

  1. The nominee must be an institution directly involved in the support of voluntary off-duty education to the armed forces.
  2. The Awards Committee, at its discretion, may seek a written recommendation from the nominee's institutional leader (president, provost, dean, etc.).
  3. The Awards Committee shall ascertain that the nominee's organizational accomplishments are deserving of the award, and that these accomplishments demonstrate the nominee's dedication and leadership in supporting quality voluntary off-duty education to the armed services.

If a nominee has been the recipient of any CCME Award in the past 5 years they are deemed an ineligible nominee.

Barry Cobb Government Organization Award

  1. The nominee must be a government organization directly involved in the delivery of voluntary off-duty education programs to the military.
  2. The Awards Committee, at its discretion, may seek a written recommendation from the nominee's government agency (director, president, etc.)
  3. The Awards Committee shall ascertain that the nominee's accomplishments are deserving of the award, and that these accomplishments demonstrate the nominee's dedication and leadership in providing quality voluntary off-duty education programs or services.

If a nominee has been the recipient of any CCME Award in the past 5 years they are deemed an ineligible nominee.

CCME President's Award

  1. The Awards Committee will determine whether there is a nominee (individual or organization) who has made a significant contribution that has advanced the cause of military education. CCME members are encouraged to make nominations for this award.
  2. The nominee can come from any sector - public or private, at the local, state, or national level. The nominee does not have to be a member of CCME to be eligible for this award.
  3. The Awards Committee, in the selection process, should ensure the availability of the recipient for acceptance of the award at the Annual Conference.
  4. The Awards Committee will submit all nominees for this award to the President for selection.

If a nominee has been the recipient of any CCME Award in the past 5 years they are deemed an ineligible nominee.

 

More information regarding these awards can be found at ccmeonline.org, click the link for Awards/Scholarships or e-mail: awardapplications@ccmeonline.org
About CCME:
CCME, a not-for-profit organization, was founded 39 years ago to promote, encourage, and deliver quality education to service members and their families in all branches of the armed services. Its membership is principally composed of military educators, civilian educators, post-secondary educational institutions, and suppliers of quality education products and services. The CCME symposium is the largest annual forum in the country with an expected attendance of about 1000 participants. The annual symposium facilitates the networking and interaction of the key leadership across these organizations in an environment that is focused on enhancing and optimizing voluntary education opportunities for the service member and their families. For more information, visit: http://www.ccmeonline.org.

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