ANEA Leadership in Licensed Practical Nursing Education Award – Dawn Witherspoon

Dawn Witherspoon

Associate chair of the Practical Nurse diploma program, Dawn Witherspoon, is the recipient of the Alberta Nursing Education Administrators’ (ANEA) Leadership in Licensed Practical Nursing Education Award.

The award recognizes leadership in the advancement of nursing in education, education program development and delivery, educational organization involvement, scholarship in teaching and learning, and/or enhancing the development of nursing students and creating effective practice-environments.

According to her nomination, Dawn is an enthusiastic leader who cares about her team. She has a positive and collaborative relationship with faculty and staff in the PN program, and is dedicated to ensuring the goals of the college are reached. She was instrumental in transforming the practical nurse curriculum, wrote questions for the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Exam, and has presented at different conferences.

Dawn will receive the award later this summer.

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