Alaska Workforce Investment Board Accepting Nominations for David G. Stone Awards
ANCHORAGE, Alaska— The Alaska Workforce Investment Board (AWIB) is soliciting nominations in three categories for the David G. Stone Award. The award, which was established to recognize outstanding partners in workforce development, was named in recognition of Mr. Stone’s dedication to workforce development and Alaska hire. Mr. Stone served as the Department of Labor and Workforce Development deputy commissioner and as vice-chair of the AWIB for many years. He was a dedicated public servant serving on the Juneau Assembly as deputy mayor, Southeast Conference, Alaska Municipal League, Alaska Miners Association, and helped to establish mine training programs throughout Alaska.
Awards will be granted in the following categories:
K-12 Career and Technical Education Instructor/Administrator of the Year Award
Individuals employed as classroom/laboratory instructors or administrators in a K-12 vocational technical career education program are eligible recipients for this award.
Postsecondary Career and Technical Education Instructor/Administrator of the Year Award
Individuals employed as classroom/laboratory instructors or administrators including training coordinators and training directors in a postsecondary training, career and technical education program or apprenticeship are eligible for this award.
Employer of the Year Award
Nominees must be an employer providing jobs to Alaskans. The employer must demonstrate support for the public workforce system.
Nominations are open now and will be accepted until January 5, 2018. Eligibility information and nomination forms are available on the AWIB website http://labor.alaska.gov/awib. For additional information about the awards or the nomination process, please contact Louise Dean, AWIB Program Coordinator, at 907-269-7487 or Louise.Dean@alaska.gov.