Awards

Application deadline extension: Monday, September 25, 2017

Innovative Project Awards

The purpose of the KADE Innovative Project Award is to encourage and to reward research that supports developmental education in Kentucky.  Projects may include innovative techniques in classroom instruction, studies related to student services, studies of program assessment and evaluation, studies that involve statewide collection of developmental data, or studies that involve collaborative efforts between or among institutions.  The project may be one you are planning or currently implementing, or one you have completed within the past academic year.

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The Application Deadline for the following awards has been extended to Monday, September 25, 2017.

Student Diversity Awards

The Kentucky Association for Developmental Education (KADE) is concerned with issues of diversity, so we are sponsoring a Diversity Math Contest, Reading Contest, and Writing Contest. In order to enter,you must be currently enrolled as a part-time or full-time student, and you must be currently enrolled in the corresponding developmental course during the Summer, Fall, and/or Spring semesters for the award period.

Cultural Diversity Writing Contest 2017-2018

Diversity Math Contest 2017-2018

Diversity Reading Contest 2017-2018

View the current KADE Diversity Writing Contest Award winners here!

KADE Awards

We all have colleagues or students who deserve to be recognized for their accomplishments.  Make this the year that you nominate one of these wonderful people for an award.  
Please send nomination packets to kimberly.toby@kctcs.edu
 
As a reminder, a summary of each award is below and the nomination forms are attached.  They are also available at the KADE website:  
The Outstanding Developmental Educator should exhibit an innovative/creative teaching style, demonstrate extraordinary service to developmental studies and be a KADE member.  The winners will receive a plaque and a $200 prize.
 
The Belva Sammons Distinguished Service to the Field of Developmental Education Award (for an administrator and/or teacher) should demonstrate extraordinary service to developmental studies and be a KADE member.  The winner will receive a plaque and a $200 prize.
The Outstanding Developmental Educator for a Part-time Instructor Award.  The instructor should exhibit an innovative/creative teaching style and demonstrate extraordinary service to developmental studies.  The winner will receive a plaque and a KADE membership.
 
The Paul Bush Outstanding Student Scholarship must be enrolled as a student in the 13/14 academic year and have completed one or more developmental courses.  Winners will receive a plaque and a $250 prize.  Two of these are awarded, one for a student from a 4-year institution and one from a 2-year institution.
 
The Outstanding Alumnus should hold a degree from the institution and have completed one or more developmental courses.  The winner will receive a plaque and a $200 prize.
 
The Certificate of Recognition for Commendable Support to the Field of Developmental Education may be awarded to an administrator or a nonacademic (journalist, politician, etc.).  More than one certificate may be awarded.  The recipient does not need to be a member of KADE.  Winners will receive a plaque and an invitation to the KADE awards luncheon for the honoree and guest.
 
The Lifetime Recognition should be for a retiree who has been a member of KADE.  The winners will receive a plaque and an invitation to the KADE awards luncheon for the honoree and guest.