ERIC Number: ED318864
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Pennsylvania Department of Education Honors Outstanding Adult Students in Success Stories, 1990: Rise to the Challenge.
Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Div. of Adult Basic and Literacy Education Programs.
This document describes the 10 winners of the 1990 ABLE Award, which recognizes outstanding adult students in Pennsylvania adult basic and literacy education programs. The award, given for achievement based on learning excellence (ABLE), is presented by the Pennsylvania Division of Adult Basic and Literacy Education Programs. The winners are Raymond L. Bostic, Connelley Skill Learning Center, Allegheny County; Sharon Darby, CIU #10 Development Center for Adults, Clinton County; Bertha Beard, Erie Adult Learning Center, Erie County; Judy Baux, Scranton Council for Literacy Advance, Lackawanna County; Stanley Frazier, Eagleville Hospital, Montgomery County; Jann Marsteller, Northampton Community College, Northampton County; Carlos De Jesus, Community Learning Center, Valerie Lowery, Horizon House Rehabilitation Services, and Pocahontas Oberg, Lutheran Settlement House Women's Program, Philadelphia County; and Jean Lockett, Tunkhannock Area School District, Wyoming County. Each ABLE recipient's background and award-winning behavior are described in approximately two pages accompanied by a photograph of the recipient. The descriptions include recipients' rising to the challenge of a physical or mental handicap; prevailing despite poverty, abandonment, and abuse; and, sometimes, overcoming drug and alcohol dependency. (CML)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Div. of Adult Basic and Literacy Education Programs.
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania