2021 ProLiteracy Conference on Adult Education

Awards

At the ProLiteracy Conference on Adult Literacy, awards will be presented to honor those who are making a difference in the adult literacy field.

We hope you will nominate a worthy individual or program for one of the following: 


  • Ruth J. Colvin and Frank C. Laubach Award for Excellence in Community-based Adult Literacy 

Recognizes outstanding tutor, trainer, teacher, volunteer, or program administrator*


  • Ruth J. Colvin and Frank C. Laubach Award for Adult Learner Excellence 

Recognizes an outstanding adult learner* 


  • Award for Program Innovation and Collaboration 

Recognizes accomplishments resulting from a collaboration between different types of organizations* 


  • NEW! Award for Distance Learning Excellence 

Recognizes accomplishments resulting from a collaboration between different types of organizations* 


  • Dollar General Student of the Year Award

Recognizes an outstanding adult learner* 

 

*These are very brief descriptions. Please see the online forms for full eligibility requirements. 


Prize packages vary for each award but all include a commemorative gift, a free conference registration for the winner, and a financial award to defray the winner’s conference attendance costs. Winners are expected to attend the conference so they can be recognized at a luncheon on Tuesday, September 21. 

 

Electronic Nomination Process 

The nomination process is now completely online. In order to submit a nomination, you need to have an account.  You may already have an account if you have submitted an application for the National Book Fund or a proposal for a conference presentation, since the awards process uses the same platform. You may use the same account to submit an award nomination. Follow the instructions below based on your situation. 



I need to create an account 

Create a free account by completing this formIn the field for EIN/Tax ID number you may simply enter NA. All the other fields should be self-explanatory. 

Create an Account



may already have an account 

On the logon page, enter your email address and password to gain entry. You may select the “Forgot your Password” option if needed. 

Login to my Account


I’m in! 

Once you have gained access to the system, you will land on the “Apply” page. Scroll down the page until you locate your chosen award and hit the blue “Apply” button in the top right-hand corner, across from the name of the award. You may preview the form by hitting the “Preview” button in the bottom left-hand corner below the award description. You may even print out a copy of the form to complete manually and use as a guide when completing the electronic form. Only electronic nominations will be accepted.