Lifetime Achievement Award Nomination


For an award recipient to be honored at the 2022 ACEN Nursing Education Accreditation Conference, the nominations must be received by February 15, 2022.

The ACEN has instituted a Lifetime Achievement Award for Service in nursing education, practice, and/or accreditation. This prestigious award honors an extraordinary individual who has made indelible contributions to nursing education, nursing practice, and/or accreditation over a sustained period of time.

The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual who demonstrates:

  1. Service
    • Serves or has served the ACEN in various capacities such as on the Board of Commissioners, evaluation review panel, and/or serves or has served as a site visit team chair;
    • Serves or has served as faculty and/or a nurse administrator or executive administrator for a governing organization with an ACEN-accredited program; or as an ACEN-recognized clinician; or as a current ACEN public member of the Board of Commissioners or as a former public member of the ACEN Board of Commissioners;
    • Contributes to nursing education and or nursing practice over a sustained period of time;
  2. Leadership
    • Demonstrates outstanding contributions to institutional, local, state, national and/or
      international nursing education;
    • Demonstrates evidence of leadership at the institutional, local, state, and international
    • Earns recognition by colleagues in nursing education, practice, education, or other
      employer groups;
  3. Advocacy
    • Advocates for the nursing profession through workforce and legislative efforts; and
    • Engages in inter-professional collaboration.

Submit a nomination for the Lifetime Achievement Award using the form below. You will need the following required documents to upload..

  • Nominee’s Current Curriculum Vitae
    Curriculum Vitae should include:


    • Name
    • Credentials
    • Address
    • Present Position
    • Education (graduate, undergraduate, and specialized training)
    • Previous Employment Experience
    • Position Responsibilities
    • Publications
    • Research
    • Dissertation/Thesis Committees
    • Presentations
    • Grant Proposals/Grant Development/Management
    • Special Awards/Honors
    • Local/State/National/International Committee/Board Service
    • Professional Organization Activities
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
  • High Resolution Photograph of Nominee

Most fields are required (indicated with an asterisk). You may save your progress and return at another time to complete the submission by opting “Save and Continue Later” at the bottom of the form.