Join us at the Annual Event in Louisville as we honor the winners of three of our annual awards for excellence in Christian Education.
ENRICH – Educator of the Year – Dr. Rebecca L. Davis
Criteria for the ENRICH Educator of the Year Award: Nominees must be in full time professional service and fulfill three out of the following four criteria: Five or more years of membership in APCE or our partner denominations’ educational organizations. Active in Christian education leadership for a minimum of ten years, non-retired. Visionary, a leader into new frontiers. Formative influence on educational ministry and an advocate for church educators.
SUSTAIN – Life Achievement – Forrest Palmer
Criteria for the SUSTAIN Life Achievement Award: Nominees must be retired from full time professional service and fulfill the following criteria: Fifteen or more years of membership in APCE or our partner denominations’ educational organizations. Creative and/or distinguished accomplishments in educational ministry. Faithful and effective service to the church and profession. Past or present member of the APCE Cabinet, Coordinating Council, or the Leadership Council.
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EMPOWER – Deborah Wendell
Criteria for the EMPOWER Award: Nominees are considered using some or all of the following: Has served in educational ministry for more than five years Is currently serving as a volunteer or professional in educational ministries. Has demonstrated their ability to delegate and empower others. Is a visionary, breaking into new frontiers. Has the ability to influence change within systems
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Join us at the Annual Event in Louisville this winter as we celebrate the achievements of these educators!