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KAEA wishes to acknowledge the efforts of individuals within the field of adult education in Kansas including students, educators, volunteers and other individuals whose efforts deserve public recognition. As such, each year KAEA selects nominations in several difference categories of recognition. The selected nominees are then presented with a plaque acknowledging their contributions and achievements at the annual conference during an awards ceremony.
Know somebody who really deserves some public recognition for the hard work they've done? Nominate them to receive an award at the 2024 KAEA Conference. Categories are open for students, educators, volunteers and other notable individuals who've contributed to adult education in Kansas.
KAEA also annually awards one $500 grantr for individuals or institutions undertaking special projects related to adult education.
If you are interested in nominating somebody for a job well done, or applying for the special projects grant, click the links below. You can hover over the links for a brief description of the award.
Individual, in an area other than teaching, who has demonstrated outstanding service promoting, developing, or implementing adult education in the state of Kansas.
An individual who has given outstanding volunteer service to the field of adult education in Kansas.
An individual who exemplifies professional adult education instruction in the state of Kansas
An individual who has recently become involved in teaching and has made an outstanding contribution to Kansas adult education during the five years preceding the annual KAEA conference.
A student who represents the diversity of adult learners in our state and exemplifies adult education students throughout Kansas.
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