The Michael Stratton Practitioner's Award

Click here to submit a nomination! Submission deadline: July 1, 2018.

This award honors an experiential practitioner who has demonstrated consistently high levels of performance in working directly with students or clients. This person's work "in the trenches" demonstrates that an individual practitioner can bring about significant change and impact the lives of students, participants or clients.

Criteria:

  • Must be a current member of AEE.
  • Must demonstrate high ethical standards.
  • Must have demonstrated consistently high levels of performance as a practitioner of the experiential education process.
  • Must have a solid knowledge of quality standards and demonstrated this knowledge throughout her/his practicing career.
  • Is ideally "in the trenches" on a daily basis, a worker more than a program director.
  • Should be a practitioner more than a theorist.
  • Is ideally a full-time experiential educator.
  • Lives and works with a passion for experiential education.
  • Has demonstrated that an individual practitioner can bring about significant change or impact in the lives of students, participants or clients.
  • Is ideally involved with and committed to AEE.
Past Recipients: 
2017 - Jeff Wilson
2016 - Chih-Mou Hsieh
2015 - Kim Sacksteder
2014 - Tony Alvarez

2013- Ken Kalisch
2012 - Sandy Kohn
2011 - Rick Medrick
2010 - Pam McPhee
2009 - David W. Lovejoy
2008 - Gary Stauffer
2007 - Denise Mitten
2006 - Bob Henderson
2005 - Jim Schoel
2004 - no award given
2003 - Marty Knuth
2002 - Thomas Leahy
2001 - Jean Berube
2000 - H. "Lee" Gillis
1999 - Richard Rutschman
1998 - Karen Warren
1997 - Laurie Frank
1996 - Dan Creely & Angel Russek
1995 - JoAnna Woo Allen
1994 - Craig Dobkin
1993 - Betsy Caldwell Dalgliesh
1992 - Deborah Eads
1991 - Sanford Tollette
1990 - Karl Rohnke
1989 - Reno Taini
1988 - Ava Heinrichsdorff
1987 - Keith King
1986 - Michael Stratton