The ABEA presents the annual Leaders in Literacy Awards at our annual Leaders in Literacy Breakfast in June.
Award Descriptions and Current Winners
The Lynne Livingstone Memorial Award
This award is presented by the staff of ABEA in memory of a friend and dedicated supporter of the Adult Basic Education Association. This award will be given to those who exemplify the dedication, support and caring nature of Lynne Livingstone.
2017 Recipient – Kerry Lubrick
The Kim Brooks Memorial Lifelong Learning Award (sponsored by friends of ABEA)
This award is in memory of an outstanding supporter of lifelong learning and a friend of ABEA.
2017 Recipient – Ancaster Agricultural Society
The Hamilton Spectator Adult Learner Literacy Award
This award celebrates the achievements of adult learners who exemplify the spirit of lifelong learning. These learners must be 19 years of age or older and meet one of the following criteria
- a current learner who shows commitment, leadership and success in moving towards their goal
- a former learner who has shown success since leaving the program
- a group of current learners who show commitment leadership and success as a group
2017 Recipient – Joy Oeun
The Excellence in Adult Teaching Award (sponsored by friends of ABEA)
This award is given in recognition of outstanding commitment and dedication by a paid teacher/instructor in the field of adult literacy and basic education within Hamilton.
2017 Recipient – Wael Ghali
The CIBC World Markets Children’s Foundation Individual Early Literacy Education Award
This award was established in 2006 to recognize excellence by an individual involved in early literacy education (ages 0-6).
2017 Recipient – Mary Terpstra
The Agency Early Literacy Education Award (sponsored by friends of ABEA)
This award was established in 2006 to recognize excellence by an agency involved in early literacy education (ages 0-6).
2017 Recipient – Hamilton Public Library
Award Nomination Forms
All nominations are open January 1st and are due the last day of February.The nominations forms are available at that time.