ACEL 2017 SA Awards
Congratulations to the seven award recipients who received their awards at the ACEL Awards evening on Friday 19th May at the National Wine Centre.
Professor Davis Giles, was awarded the Alby Jones ACEL (SA) Fellowship Award 2017, presented by Emeritus Professor John Halsey.
Professor Pat Thomson was the recipient of the ACEL (SA) Distinguished Contribution to Research in Educational Leadership Award.
ACEL (SA) Fellowships were presented to Dr Lynda MacLeod and Mr Simon Murray.
ACEL (SA) Educational Leadership Medals were awarded to Mr Carl Salt, Mr Warren Symonds and Dr Matthew White.
The ACEL (SA) Media Award recipient was Mr Spence Denny.
It was a special night acknowledging the significant contributions of all award recipients to education.
ACEL SA Awards: History
The Alby Jones ACEL SA Fellowship Award
2017 Professor David Giles
2016 Professor John Halsey
2015 Dr. Gerald White
2014 Dr Paul Kilvert
2013 Leonie Trimper
The ACEL SA Distinguished Contribution to Research in Educational Leadership Award
This Award is an acknowledgement of the significant contribution of a researcher in creating new work or use existing work in creative ways to generate tools in and encourage dialogue for critical thinking by practitioners, about, or related to the practice of leading in schooling or other educational contexts.
2017 Professor Pat Thomson
2016 Associate Professor Rob Hattam
The ACEL SA Educational Leadership Medal
The criteria for this award are consistent with those described in the ACEL Leadership Capabilities, acknowledging those who have demonstrated a commitment beyond their current role. Capabilities include high-level educational outcomes for self and others, and the ability to inspire, influence, and implement change in an innovative manner. Those receiving this award are acknowledged by their colleagues, students, and community for their outstanding leadership and achievements for a school, sector or system.
2017 Carl Salt, Warren Symonds, Dr Matthew White
2016 Marilyn Clark, David Edwards, Christine Hatzi, Wendy Johnson, Panayoula Parha
2015 Kim Hebenstreit, Sandy Richardson, Sheryle Yorston
2014 Barry Kahl, Pam McRobbie
2013 Gary Le Duff, Paul Rijken, Michael Dahl
The ACEL SA Pip Field Emerging Leader Award
2016 Olivia English, Rebecca Huddy
The ACEL SA Media Award
This award acknowledges a journalist who has reported on an educational matter in a published forum at a local or national level. The journalist has advocated for educators, celebrated their work, and recognized the positive contribution that education makes to society.
2017 Spence Denny
2016 Martina Simos
2014 Annabel Crabb
2013 Peter Goers
Educational Leaders Learning Award
2014 Todd Murfitt
2013 Alice Gill
The South Australian Fellowship Award
2017 Dr Lynda MacLeod, Simon Murray