Nominations for the Sr. Mary Delaney Honorary Life Membership Award are being sought by the members of the Awards Committee.  A description of the award and the criteria for eligibility follows:

Sr. Mary Delaney Honorary Life Membership Award

The purpose of this award is to honor the distinguished career of an ACE-DHH member in teaching, research and service in the preparation of teachers of students who are deaf or hard of hearing.  The nominee currently must be a faculty member in a program for preparing educators of students who are deaf or hard of hearing and must have been an active professional for a minimum of 20 years.  All rights and privileges of membership are provided for life to the recipient, without payment of dues.  Members of ACE-DHH may nominate qualified individuals, supported by a minimum of 10 active members along with a short biographical sketch.  Nominations with names of members supporting the nominee as well as the biographical sketch may be mailed or e-mailed to:

    Ann Powers
    Communication Sciences & Disorders
    Southwest Missouri State University
    901 S. National Avenue
    Springfield, MO 65804


The three member Awards Committee will review the nominations between January 15th and 30th.  Nominations must be submitted prior to December 1, 2000.