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NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN!

2022-2023 College of Education &
Teacher Appreciation Awards

The annual College of Education Awards recognize outstanding alumni, faculty, students, and staff of the college, for their dedication, contributions, and innovations. Our 9th Annual Teacher Appreciation Awards showcase regional P-12 educators working in partnership with the teacher candidates, and showcase these emerging education professionals, as well

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Make Your Nomination(s) Online

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1) the appropriate Online Nomination Form(s) [the form links are located in the categories below];

2) and upload a one-page nomination letter, explaining the nominee's work and/or contributions in the appropriate category and how those merit consideration.

PLEASE NOTE: Nomination letters that do not include sufficient support information cannot be considered.

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Award Categories & Nomination Forms

  • Alumnus of the Year

    Nominations for this award are accepted from College of Education faculty, staff, and students.
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    CRITERIUM

    A demonstrated commitment to the College of Education

    Nomination Form / Alumnus award

  • Faculty Award Categories

    FACULTY CATEGORIES / CRITERIA

    (Representing the Departments of Counseling & Psychology, Curriculum & Instruction, and Exercise Science)

    Nominations are accepted from College of Education faculty, staff, students, partner educators, and the university community. 

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    TEACHING

    Demonstrated impactful teaching via student success, which may include student evaluation data, edTPA scores, student active employment following graduation, etc.

    RESEARCH

    Demonstrated active agenda pursuing and achieving external funding. Submitted proposals may be considered in part, but alone are not sufficient to merit an award.

    SERVICE

    Combination of community, university, and professional service; active in their discipline, dedication/passion to field of study; puts others first.

    TEAM PLAYER/ENCOURAGER

    Demonstrated support for colleagues and evidence of impactful group work.

    Nomination Form / Faculty Awards

  • Student Award Categories

    STUDENT AWARD CATEGORIES

    (Representing the Departments of Counseling & Psychology, Curriculum & Instruction, and Exercise Science)

    Nominations for Graduate & Undergraduate Students

    Nominations, in the four (4) categories below, are accepted from College of Education faculty, staff, students, and the university community.

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    LEADERSHIP

    Demonstrated ability to work well with others, respectful of others, serve as example for others, inspire others to act and perform their best.

    SERVICE

    Community, university, profession; active in their discipline, dedication/passion to field of study, puts others first.

    PROFESSIONALISM

    Respectful, demonstrated ability to follow policy and procedure, dependable, responsible, positive attitude, empathetic.

    GO-GETTER

    Takes initiative, lifelong learner, proactive, curious, exceed expectations, self-motivated, innovative, eagerly completes tasks.

    Nomination Form / Graduate & Undergraduate Awards

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    Nominations for Future Educator Awards
    Graduate & Undergraduate

    Nominations are accepted from College of Education faculty, academic advisors, and mentor/supervisory educators working with our teacher candidates.
    Awarded to teacher candidates (one [1] graduate student and [1] one undergraduate).

    Nomination Form / Future Educator Awards

  • Current P-12 Educator Categories

    Nominations for current P-12 educators are accepted from teacher candidates in practicum/residency experiences and College of Education faculty and/or staff working with our partner educators.

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    Administrator
    Librarian
    Art
    Middle School
    Early Childhood
    Music
    Elementary School
    Physical Education
    English as a Second Language (ESL)
    School Counselor
    High School
    Special Education

    Nomination Form / Current P-12 Educator awards

  • Outstanding Advisor & Staff Awards

    Nominations are accepted from College of Education faculty, staff, students, and the university community.

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    ADVISOR AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE

    A demonstrated commitment to the College of Education and advocacy for student success.

    STAFF AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE

    Demonstrated evidence of exemplary support for College of Education students, staff, faculty, and community stakeholders.

    Nomination Form / Advisor & Staff Awards

  • Annual Awards Reception

    AWARDS RECEPTION & CEREMONY

    To be announced...

    National Teacher Appreciation Week / May 2023

  • Past Recipients 2015-2022

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