Congratulations to the 2017 Harold B. Allen Award Recipient!

The Harold B. Allen Award will be given at the 2017 MELEd Conference.

Harold B Allen Award

Harold B. Allen, a professor from the University of Minnesota and noted linguist, was the founder and first president of TESOL in 1966.  Among his many achievements, he was an internationally recognized expert on regional dialects of the U.S., and he authored the Linguistic Atlas of the Upper Midwest.

MinneTESOL celebrates this connection by honoring a member of our local affiliate each year who has demonstrated particular dedication to the profession and to the organization.

Past recipients of the Harold B. Allen Award include:

2016, Susan Ranney, University of Minnesota & Karla Stone, University of Minnesota

2015, Lynne Ackerberg

2014, Jackie Smith, Robbinsdale School District

2013, Ann Mabbot, Hamline University & Patsy Vinogradov, ATLAS/Hamline University

2012, Rosemary Sharkey, Dakota Prairie Adult Basic Education

2011- Debbie Hadas, Apple Valley High, Deirdre Bird Kramer & Bonnie Swierzbin, Hamline University

2010- Ellen Lewin, MCTC

2009- Eric Nelson, U of M MELP

2008- Colleen Meyers, U of M ITA program

2007- Jenise Rowekamp, U of M & Betsy Parrish, Hamline University

2006- Diane Pecoraro, retired, MN Dept of Education

2005- Robin Murie, U of M General College

2004- Mike Anderson, MELP

2003- Adele Hansen, MEC

2002 – Nina Mosser, St. Paul Public Schools

 

2010 Harold B. Allen Award winner Ellen Lewin, with Laura Funke, Past-President

2010 Harold B. Allen Award winner Ellen Lewin, with Laura Funke, Past-President