THE ALICE ELSTON AWARD
ALICE ELSTON AWARD
The Yukon Association of Education Professionals (YAEP) will present a special recognition award at such time as a deserving candidate(s) are identified. While not necessarily awarded annually, it will be presented at the YAEP AGM to an individual or individuals, who had given meritorious service to the YAEP and/or the teaching profession, and education.
Annually, the Membership Committee will invite nominations submitted in the manner prescribed in order to identify those individuals who should be considered for the award.
Nominations may be submitted by individual members or by a group i.e., a staff. Nominations should reach the YAEP office no later than February 1.
The Committee will review all nominations in order to submit a recommendation to the Executive Committee for confirmation in advance of the YAEP AGM.
The nominations that do not result in an award will be kept on file for consideration in the two subsequent years.
Any person whose contributions to the Association or education warrant special recognition may be nominated. It is expected that such persons would have served education in at least one of the following:
- as an elected member of the YAEP Executive
- as a professional educator
- as staff of the YAEP or other territorial/provincial/national teacher organizations
- as a community advocate for education or children’s rights
When the Award is given, it shall be presented at the YAEP AGM. The expenses of attendance of the recipient and one guest shall be borne by the YAEP.
The presentation will be in the form of a plaque and an Air North Gift Certificate in the amount of $500 and a $100 prepaid visa.
The Award will be communicated to the media and other agencies as appropriate. Recipients will have their names recorded in the Members’ Booklet and on a plaque displayed in the YAEP office.
Nomination form is available via the YAEP website or through the YAEP office.