AWIB seeks nominations for Stone award

  • By Staff report
  • Thursday, November 2, 2017 10:50am
  • NewsBusiness

The Alaska Workforce Investment Board (AWIB) is soliciting nominations in three categories for the David G. Stone Award, the board said in a press release. The award was established to recognize outstanding partners in workforce development and was named in recognition of Stone’s dedication to workforce development and Alaska hire.

Awards will be granted in these categories:

• K-12 Career and Technical Education Instructor/Administrator of the Year Award: Individuals employed as classroom/laboratory instructors or administrators in a K-12 vocational technical career education program are eligible recipients for this award.

• Postsecondary Career and Technical Education Instructor/Administrator of the Year Award: Individuals employed as classroom/laboratory instructors or administrators including training coordinators and training directors in a postsecondary training, career and technical education program or apprenticeship are eligible for this award.

• Employer of the Year Award: Nominees must be an employer providing jobs to Alaskans. The employer must demonstrate support for the public workforce system.

Stone served as the Department of Labor and Workforce Development deputy commissioner and as vice-chair of the AWIB for many years. He served on the Juneau Assembly as deputy mayor, Southeast Conference, Alaska Municipal League, Alaska Miners Association, and helped to establish mine training programs throughout Alaska.

Nominations are open now and will be accepted until Jan. 5, 2018. Eligibility information and nomination forms are available on the AWIB website at http://labor.alaska.gov/awib. For more information about the awards or the nomination process, contact Louise Dean, AWIB Program Coordinator, at 907-269-7487 or Louise.Dean@alaska.gov.

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