2021 ACE & ACEL New England Awards

On the 29th October 2021 the Australian Council for Educational Leaders, New England Group and the Australian College of Educators presented their annual awards in a combined ceremony held at the Armidale Bowling Club.

Congratulations to all awardees

ACEL Awards:
The William Walker Award for Excellence in Educational Leadership - Chris Smyth
The Sister Cath Duxbury Award for an Outstanding Emerging Educational Leader – Luke Polson
The Sister Cath Duxbury Award for an Outstanding Emerging Educational Leader – Tracy Caldwell

ACE Awards:
Sharon Cooke received the Cynthia Briggs Award for Empowerment Through Education.
Nominated by Vicki Hartley, Head of Projects, Catholic Schools Office, Armidale.
Emma Channon received the Alan Kerr memorial Award for Early Career Service.
Nominated by Luke Polson, Director of Studies, The Armidale School.
Andrew O'Connell received the JA Sutherland Memorial Award for a Significant Contribution to Education.
Nominated by Luke Polson, Director of Studies, The Armidale School.
Heidi Dent received the JA Sutherland Memorial Award for a Significant Contribution to Education.
Nominated by Kathy Bishop, Principal, New England Girls School, Armidale.
Susan Kelly received the JA Sutherland Memorial Award for a Significant Contribution to Education.
Nominated by Deborah Nay, Principal, Armidale City Public School.
Kate McKay received the JA Sutherland Memorial Award for a Significant Contribution to Education.
Nominated by Ian Reeves, Principal, Martins Gully Public School, Armidale.
Talented Athletes Program received the HTB Harris Memorial Awards for a Significant Educational Program.
Nominated by Kathy Bishop, Principal, New England Girls School, Armidale.
Stage 3 Project Based Learning received the HTB Harris Memorial Awards for a Significant Educational Program.
Nominated by Deborah Nay, Principal, Armidale City Public School.