Cultivating Leadership Education for a Complex World
"Leaders express pride in the accomplishments of their teams. They make a point of telling the rest of the organization about what the teams have achieved." ~Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner
The ALE Awards allow us to recognize our talented and diverse ALE members who are setting the standard for leadership education through the exchange and development of quality ideas, scholarship, and practice. Below you will find descriptions about each award. Please note that some awards require a nomination from a current ALE member while others may be self-nominated. All award applications will be available March 3, 2017 and due April 21, 2017.
Complete award applications by combining all required documents into one PDF file and submitting through the online award application.
We are also currently seeking ALE members to review the award applications. If you are interested in serving as a reviewer, please sign up by completing this form before Friday, April 14, 2017.
For questions regarding the ALE Awards nomination or review process, please contact Leslie Pedigo, ALE Director of Awards & Recognition at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Founding Mothers Student Scholar Award - This award supports conference participation for up to four graduate and undergraduate student presenters.
ALE Rising Star: Early Career Leadership & Service Award - This award recognizes an early career ALE member whose leadership and service upholds and embodies the association's mission: to strengthen and sustain the expertise of professional leadership educators.
ALE Distinguished Leadership & Service Award - This award recognizes an experienced ALE member whose leadership and service upholds and embodies the association's mission: to strengthen and sustain the expertise of professional leadership educators.
The Robin Orr Outstanding Practitioner Award - This award recognizes a distinguished practitioner for their significant accomplishments and contributions to leadership education and related fields.
ALE Distinguished Teaching Award - This award recognizes an ALE member for their contribution to advancing leadership education through outstanding teaching and learning.
ALE Distinguished Scholar Award - This award recognizes an ALE member for their contribution to advancing leadership education through their scholarship.
ALE Outstanding Program Award - This award is designed to recognize outstanding leadership programs developed or implemented by leadership educators.
Past RecipientsALE is comprised of talented and diverse members pursuing our vision by setting the standard for Leadership Education through the exchange and development of quality ideas, scholarship, and practice.
ALE Award Recipients 1994 - 2016