Florida Literacy Awards Luncheon
Friday, May 12
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Don’t Miss the Florida Literacy Awards Luncheon. This promises to be an enjoyable and inspiring event as we recognize the outstanding achievements of an adult learner, a volunteer, a literacy practitioner, a program, and a business. The cost of this event is included in your registration. Guest tickets are available for $18.
If you If you would like to nominate an individual or an organization click here.
Individual Award Categories:
The Mary J Brogan Award:
Recognizes a Florida resident whose support of literacy exhibits the highest standards of excellence, dedication, leadership, creativity and accomplishment.
The recipient of this award will receive a $100 gift certificate from New Readers Press
Flight for Freedom Award:
Honors an adult student who has demonstrated exceptional accomplishment in improvement of literacy or leadership skills within literacy. The adult student must currently be tutored by a literacy volunteer or enrolled in an adult education program (GED, ESL, Workplace Literacy, etc.) or be a former student who was enrolled in a program within 6 months of the nomination submission.
Recipient will receive two round-trip tickets to any Southwest Airlines destination.
Outstanding Literacy Volunteer Award:
Honors a literacy volunteer who has demonstrated exceptional service and commitment in either tutoring or program operations. This award may be given as recognition for a specific outstanding achievement, or for ongoing exceptional service.
The recipient of this award will receive a $100 gift certificate from New Readers Press.
Organizational Award Categories:
Excellence in Education Award:
Honors an organization demonstrating achievement, innovation, leadership or organizational excellence in support of adult and family literacy education in Florida. Eligible organizations include community-based volunteer literacy programs, local educational agencies and institutional literacy programs.
The recipient of this award will receive a $100 gift certificate from New Readers Press in addition to a $2,500 grant.
Outstanding Business Partner Award:
Honors a company or business partner for leadership or significant contributions in support of literacy at the local, regional or state level. Nominees may have established a literacy program in the workplace or shown leadership in supporting community adult education, literacy or family literacy activities. Example areas of support may include, but are not limited to providing: grants/financial contributions, volunteers, space for training/tutoring, in-kind donations, or publicity and media coverage.