ABE Service and Achievement Award: Dr. Barry Shaffer
Given to an ABE professional who has dedicated at least 10 years to the field and whose service has made a significant impact on their program, their region or the state.
ABE Leadership Award: Linda Keller
Given to an individual in the ABE field who demonstrates exemplary leadership, flexibility, or creativity in his/her ABE program.
ABE Outstanding Learner of the Year: Daniel Hernandez
The outstanding learner from the state of Minnesota.
ABE Outstanding Teacher of the Year: Jill Loegering
Given to a teacher in an ABE program to recognize outstanding performance as a teacher.
ABE Advocate of the Year: Laura Prettyman
Given to an individual or groups work in promoting and advocating for adult literacy and adult literacy learners.
ABE Partnership of the Year: Arlington Hills Lutheran Church
Given to a business, nonprofit organization, social service agency, foundation, etc. who has provided ABE with significant assistance in serving learners or our communities.