This year is ACDS’s 30th Anniversary. In honor of this milestone ACDS will be hosting a celebration on April 12, 2019 at the Celebrating Connections Conference from 12:15-1:15pm. Each month of 2019 we will honor an individual that has or is currently making a positive contribution to the ACDS program. The individual can be a present or past apprentice, journeyperson, instructor, mentor or council member. To nominate someone please submit a nominee form to the ACDS office.

2019 Spotlight Winners

January: Tonya Neal

February: Lisa Shaffer

Our second spotlight person is Lisa Shaffer from Kanawha County. Lisa is the owner/director of Mama Bear’s in Elkview. Lisa began her journey with ACDS as a student and now is a journeyperson and a very active member of the Kanawha County local council. Lisa regularly attends local council meeting and reviews student portfolios each semester. Lisa also supports ACDS by enrolling her staff in the program and encouraging them through each semester. Lisa was nominated by Kerri Wade, the local council representative for Kanawha County. Kerri wanted Lisa to know how much she appreciates her involvement in the program. We also want to express our gratitude toward Lisa as well, thank you.

Download Celebration Flyer
Download Nomination Form