Alumni Achievement Award

The American College of Education Alumni Achievement Award was created in 2012 and is presented by the Academic Dean during each commencement ceremony to an alumnus who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and provided outstanding service to the College.

The award includes a commemorative plaque and travel arrangements for the honoree and one guest to the commencement ceremony. The honoree must be present to receive the award.

For additional information, please visit the Alumni Achievement Award FAQ.

Summer 2013 recipient

Samantha Reid, M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Leadership, Class of 2013

Samantha Reid earned dual master's degrees in Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Leadership. She has served for more than five years as an educator and currently teaches French at a prominent all-boys high school in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica. She also is known for being a fun-loving, determined educator who has impacted the lives of her students in a number of positive ways. Reid aspires to become a principal and intends to make valuable improvements to the education sector.

Previous recipients

Winter 2013: Kristen Rulison, M.Ed.; Reading Specialist at Palm Beach County Schools, Palm Beach, FL; nominated Palm Beach County's Macy's Teacher of the Year

Summer 2012: Jeremy Heck, M.Ed. in Educational Leadership, Assistant Principal at Indian Oaks Academy of Manteno, IL


To apply for the award, please fill out the nomination form below.