Awards Banquet

Date: Thursday, September 26

Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Awards Banquet

About the Awards Banquet

Each year, in conjunction with the Symposium, Alberta's Community Adult Learning Program celebrates the achievements and accomplishments of its dedicated practitioners, staff and volunteers, and the impact our system makes in Alberta communities.

Adult Learner Speaker

The Symposium planning committee is currently seeking recommendations for an adult learner, who would be interested in joining us at the Banquet, and speaking about their learning journey with CALP. The selected speaker will receive the following supports:

  • $200 Honorarium
  • Travel Expenses (mileage and one night accommodation at Symposium hotel), if required
  • 2 tickets to the Literacy & Learning Symposium Awards Banquet (for speaker and a guest)

For more information, or to recommend a speaker for the Banquet, please go to

Awards presented include:

Community Learning Network's
Outstanding Contribution to Community Adult Learning Award

As part of our commitment to community-based adult learning and literacy in Alberta, Community Learning Network (CLN) recognizes the exceptional individuals or organizations who have made an outstanding contribution to the field over the past year (July 2018 to June 2019). Nominees must be CALP organizations, employees or board members, and be a CLN member in good standing.

Do you know who has…

Shown leadership in the adult learning field?
Inspired their CALP or community to advance lifelong learning?
Increased capacity in their organization and/or community to better meet the foundational learning needs of adult Albertans?

The nomination information will be posted here soon!

Council of the Federation Literacy Award

The Council of Federation Literacy Award was created in 2004 by Canada’s Premiers to recognize literacy achievements in every province and territory. This award acknowledges the importance of literacy as a major factor in Canadians’ ability to participate as full and active citizens in all areas of society. The award publicly recognizes leaders in the field of literacy and rewards remarkable achievement.

The nomination information will be posted here soon!