OAACE Awards

OAACE Awards2019-05-31T19:58:06+00:00

Sharon Davis-Stubbe Awards

Each year OAACE presents different awards in honor of Sharon Davis-Stubbe. Ms. Davis-Stubbe was a longtime supporter of adult and continuing education within the state of Ohio. These awards include an outstanding teacher, administrator, support staff, and contributor. The nominees are selected by a committee of Aspire practitioners and the awards are presented at the scholarship and awards luncheon during the annual OAACE conference. The annual conference for 2018 will be held September 20 & 21st at the Westerville Renaissance Hotel.

The award application deadline has now passed for 2018. Check back in 2019 for award nominations. Congratulations to all of the past years’ award winners!

  • State Contributor of the Year – Carrie Fife, Pickaway-Ross County ABLE
  • State Instructor of the Year – Mary Jane Bacome, Lima City Schools ABLE
  • State Administrator of the Year – Dr. Peg Morelli, Upper Valley Career Center ABLE Director

Prior Years Winners

Outstanding Instructor

  • Cindy Daniels, State Instructor of the Year, 2015
  • Kathleen McDonnell, Northeast Region Instructor of the Year, 2015
  • Geri Ryan, Northwest Region Instructor of the Year, 2014
  • Julie Stoffel, State Instructor of the Year, 2014
  • Gail Browning, State of Ohio Instructor of the Year, 2013
  • Sheryl Risner, Regional Instructor of the Year, Northwest Region, 2013
  • Linda McBride & Marta Caceres, Regional Instructors of the Year, Southwest Region, 2013
  • Paula Mehl and Karen Rummler, 2012
  • Mary Ellen McKinley, 2011
  • Connie Shriver, 2010
  • Karen Ross, 2009
  • Leslie Farr, 2008
  • Paula Mullet, 2007
  • Larry Klingler, 2006
  • Rita Sayre, 2005
  • Jill Kramer, 2004
  • Nancy Schwab, 2003
  • Frances Strayer, 2002

Outstanding Administrator

  • Bonnie Entler, Seeds of Literacy, 2015
  • Rick McIntosh, Project Learn, 2014
  • Dee Bell, Regional Director of the Year, State Coordinator of the Year, 2013
  • Doris Schoning, Northwest Region, 2013
  • Charney Fitz, Mid-East Career and Technology Center, 2012
  • Holly Pletcher, 2010
  • Susan Sheehan, 2007
  • Norma Wetzel, 2006
  • David McQuown, 2005
  • Sharon Halter, 2003
  • Jerry Drone, 2002

Outstanding Support Staff

  • Denise Blair, 2011
  • Shirley Danley, 2010
  • Sue Peters, 2009
  • Mary Cook, 2008
  • Donna Turski, 2007
  • Robin Peck, 2005
  • Nancy Bolton and Fay Pigg, 2004
  • Joyce Sheets, 2003
  • Sarah Reyes-Cairo, 2002

Outstanding Contributor

  • June Blauvelt, 2015
  • Ken Blanchard, 2014
  • Keith Hyde, WorkForce Services Unlimited, 2012
  • Vicki Fourman, Clark County Literacy Coalition, 2011
  • St Paul’s United Church of Christ, 2008
  • Time Warner Cable, 2007
  • George Marshal Adkins, 2006
  • Jack Frech, 2004
  • Akron-Summit County Public Library, 2002