Brice H. Johnson, director of the Department of Direct Leadership, was on-hand to accept the 2016 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) Innovation of the Year Award: Learner Engagement on behalf of the Army Management Staff College (AMSC) Committee at a ceremony held in Fort Worth, Texas Thursday, Sept. 22. The award presenters were Joe McClary, chief executive officer for IACET, and Dr. William Wallace, member of the IACET Executive Committee.
"AMSC is an organization of excellence that leverages innovative engagement techniques like collaborative problem solving and tailored learning, delivered by world-class facilitators, to empower Army Civilian Education System (CES) graduates with the ability to think critically, communicate effectively, solve problems and create value by leading change," Johnson said.
The team was also recognized at a State of Command Workforce Update by Lt. Gen. Michael D. Lundy, commanding general of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center on Friday, Sept. 23.
The IACET Innovation of the Year Award: Learner Engagement recognizes the "best-of-the-best" in engagement and the classroom learning environment. IACET awards honor-deserving individuals, innovators, projects or programs that have significantly contributed to the field of continuing education and training.
The Army Management Staff College educates and develops the Army Civilian Corps for leadership and management responsibilities throughout the Army and serves as Executive Agent for the Army Civilian Education System (CES).
The IACET mission is to advance the global workforce by providing the standard framework for quality learning and development through accreditation. ANSI LogoIACET uses the ANSI/IACET Standard, in-depth research on the learning process and a nationwide network of experts to help continuing education and training providers to develop a framework for continuous improvement and a superior learning experience.