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   Goen-Sloan Scholarship

2016 - Julie Laney

           Burt Parker

           Melanie Turner

2009 - Larry Ninas

           Cheryl Youse

2008 - Melissa Payne

           Earl Edmunds

2007 - Aimee Grigsby

           Youlita Spann

2006 - Thomas E. Lewis

           Jennifer Parker   

2005 - Lauri English

2004 - Valerie Ayer
          Thomas E. Lewis

2003 - Megan Harris
           Kathi Vanderbilt

2002 - No Scholarship

             Awarded

2001 - Juanita Buddy

2000 - Kathi Vanderbilt

1999 - Megan Harris
           Brooke Price

1998 - Dianne Dees
           Mark Swift

1997 - Suzanne Mittenzwei

1996 - Cheri Stone
1995 - Janice Hardy

   GAIT/AECT Leadership

   Development Stipend

2016 - Dr. Danilo Baylen

1994 - Michele D. Oyster
1993 - James Aberson










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Awards, Scholarships, Stipends

 

The GAIT Leadership Development Committee annually solicits nominations from the membership for Distinguished Service Awards, the Juanita Skelton Award, the Walter S. Bell Award, and the GAIT/AECT Leadership Development Stipend, and makes recommendations for the awards to the GAIT Board of Directors. Awards traditionally are presented during ceremonies at the annual meeting of the association during COMO.

Distinguished Service Award
This award is presented to members of the association whose service to GAIT in whatever capacity is acknowledged as exemplary and worthy of special recognition. The number of these awards given during any one year is determined on an annual basis.
Deadline: August 31
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Walter S. Bell Award

This award is GAIT's highest recognition of achievements in the field of instructional technology from the public school sector and is presented to individuals who have made significant contributions throughout their careers. The award is named in honor of its first recipient, Walter S. Bell, former Director of Learning Resources for the Atlanta School System, who was in the forefront of developments in educational technology in the schools and whose contributions continue to have an impact on present day developments. Recipients of this award are given Life Membership in the association.
Deadline: August 31
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Juanita Skelton Award

GAIT's highest recognition of achievements in higher education at the state or national level in instructional technology honors Juanita Skelton, the first recipient of the award and former head of the Educational Media Department at the University of Georgia. Dr. Skelton's contributions to the field have been the basis for many ongoing developments, and her career serves as a model for service. Recipients of the award are recognized for their distinguished careers and given Life Membership in the association.
Deadline: August 31
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GAIT/AECT Leadership Development Stipend

This stipend is available to any member of GAIT in active service to the organization to be used for professional growth and development at the annual AECT Leadership Development Conference. This annual summer conference is in support of developing leadership for state and affiliate organizations of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology. Application requirements include a letter of reference from another GAIT member and submission of a letter of application to the Leadership Development Committee. In lieu of the letter of application other GAIT members may jointly sponsor a candidate for this stipend. The stipend is awarded prior to the summer conference and is dependent upon the annual GAIT budget.
Deadline: August 31

 

GAIT Technology Innovation Mini-Grant

The award shall consist of grants from $500-$2000 to be awarded to any current GAIT member. Two grants per year will be awarded.

Technology Innovation Mini-Grant Application

Deadline: August 31

 

Submit all applications and/or nominations to:


D
iane C. Griffin, M.Ed.

Technology Integration Specialist

CSRA RESA

4683 Augusta Highway SE

Dearing, GA 30808

706-556-6225

www.csraresa.net


Goen-Sloan Scholarship

This scholarship is named for two former GAIT Leaders, the late Marsha Goen, GAIT past president, and retired director of membership, Mary Jean Sloan.


The following guidelines are recommended:
- The scholarship is awarded annually.
- Applicant must be a member of GAIT prior to application deadline.
- Applicant must be pursuing graduate studies in a media-related area and provide proof of acceptance to program.
- Completion of an application is required.
- The application form asks for information concerning applicant's career goals, experience in the field or in professional organizations. - A resume must be attached.
- Recipients will be selected by the Scholarship Committee, which shall include GAIT Board Members and members of the Leadership Development Committee.
- A rubric will be used to evaluate information provided by the applicant.
- The scholarship is not awarded on the basis of demonstrated need.

- Recipients may reapply each year until degree work is completed. Reapplication requires verification of successful completion of course work taken during previous scholarship award year.
- The Goen-Sloan Scholarship will only be awarded twice to the same person. It will not be awarded for two consecutive years.
- Amount of award will be set annually by approval of the Governing Board of GAIT.

Deadline: August 31


GOEN-SLOAN Scholarship Application

 


Submit all applications and/or nominations to:


Diane C. Griffin, M.Ed.

Technology Integration Specialist

CSRA RESA

4683 Augusta Highway SE

Dearing, GA 30808

706-556-6225

www.csraresa.net

 

 

 

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