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 practitioners and the awards are presented during the annual OAACE conference.

2022 Award Nominations Form Coming Soon! 

Congratulations to all of the past years’ award winners!

Prior Years Winners

Outstanding Instructor

  • Chris Richards, Seeds of Literacy, 2021
  • Julie Thurmann, Cincinnati Aspire, 2020
  • Mike Flaig, Scioto County Aspire, 2019
  • Helen Poti, Polaris Career Center, 2018
  • Maureen Daly, State of Ohio Instructor of the Year, 2017
  • Marjorie Pyles-Hearst, Northeast Region Instructor of the Year, 2017
  • Mary Jane Bacome, State Instructor of the Year, 2016
  • 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

  • Dr. Carmine Stewart, Seeds of Literacy, 2021
  • Joe McGowan, Ohio University, 2020
  • Laure Gauntner, Maplewood Career Center, 2019
  • Emily Hartzler, Wayne County Schools Career Center, 2018
  • Dr. Peg Morelli, Upper Valley Career Center ABLE Director, 2016
  • 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

  • Eunice Cabrera, Cuyahoga Community College Aspire, 2019
  • Holly Rose, Warren County Career Center, 2018
  • Denise Blair, Pickaway-Ross CTC, 2011
  • Shirley Danley, Mid-East CTC, 2010
  • Sue Peters, 2009
  • Mary Cook, 2008
  • Donna Turski, 2007
  • Robin Peck, 2005
  • Nancy Bolton and Fay Pigg, 2004
  • Joyce Sheets, Ohio Department of Education, 2003
  • Sarah Reyes-Cairo, 2002

Outstanding Contributor

  • Carrie Fife, 2016
  • 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