Florida Literacy Awards Luncheon
Friday, May 1
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 in addition to 2 airline tickets.
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 in the US.
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 Community Partner Award:
Outstanding Community Partner Award Honors a community or business partner for leadership or significant contributions in support of adult education, literacy or family literacy at the local, regional or state level. Example areas of support may include, but are not limited to providing: grants/financial contributions, volunteers, space for training/tutoring or classes, in-kind donations, and publicity and media coverage. For profit businesses, government agencies and non-profit partners are eligible for this award.