Terri Dunn named College System Adminstrator of the Year | News
Enterprise State Community College Director of Adult Education, Terri Dunn, was named the Alabama Community College Administrator of the Year during the 2012 Chancellor’s Awards Ceremony.
Dunn is the Director of Adult Education and has served for the past eight years. Her career includes public accounting, adjunct teaching, Director of the Coffee, Geneva, Covington School-to-Career Program at LBW Community College (LBWCC); six years combined experience coordinating summer youth college programs at LBWCC and ESCC; four years coordinating community service courses at ESCC; and 9 years in Adult Education.
“I am extremely honored to have been named the 2012 Administrator of the Year for the Alabama Community College System. It’s quite overwhelming when there are so many other colleagues who are equally, if not more, deserving of this award. I’m so proud of the great work we do at ESCC and especially through the Adult Education Program,” said Dunn. “I’ve had great mentors over the years and am blessed to work with an excellent staff of adult educators both locally and state-wide. It’s always great to be recognized for your work but it’s even more special when the recognition comes from your staff and peers.”
"I am extremely proud that Ms. Dunn was selected as Administrator of the Year, although it was no surprise to those that work with her. She does an exceptional job with the College's Adult Education program. I commend her for this remarkable accomplishment. Ms. Dunn's achievement is a testament to the outstanding employees at the College,” said ESCC President Dr. Nancy W. Chandler.
The Chancellor’s Awards began 25 years ago as a way to reward and encourage those who have exemplified outstanding performance, creativity, and dedicated service to their college.
Dunn has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Masters in Business Administration in Accounting from Troy University. She has completed all but dissertation (ABD) in the Educational Leadership, Policy, and Law doctoral program at Alabama State University.
Dunn has received prior recognition for Exemplary Program of the Year, Outstanding Contributions to Adult Education, and the Workforce Initiative award. She is a member of the 2011-2012 Alabama Community College Leadership Academy.
The mission of the ACCS Adult Education (AE) Division is to assist Alabamians in achieving the basic skills and the credentials they need to be productive workers, family members, and citizens. The Adult Education Program provides free basic skills instruction in reading, writing, math, English language competency, and GED Test preparation.
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