CTA Awards

CTA offers a number of awards to recognize teachers and members of the community who promote public education. Efforts that might garner such awards would be effective communications by and for local chapters, excellence in public education media coverage, and efforts to promote the development of programs for the advancement and protection of human and civil rights within the Association.

Check CTA's awards below, and you can also check out NEA's Grants & Awards:
 
CTA Human Rights Awards

A variety of Human Rights Awards are given annually to CTA members, chapters and service center councils to promote the development of programs for the advancement and protection of human and civil rights within the Association.

 

Nomination deadline: Forms must be postmarked on or before January 5, 2017 

 

                         
 Brochure               2016 Recipients        To learn more Human Rights Department, click here
                         
CTA Communications Awards

The Communications Awards Program is designed to encourage CTA chapters, service centers and UniServs to communicate with their members as well as to recognize and honor those who are communicating regularly and effectively.

Nomination Deadline: January 13, 2017

 

                   
Brochure                2015 Recipients       Application
                         
John Swett Awards for Media Excellence

Named after the founder of CTA and the state's fourth superintendent of public instruction, the John Swett Awards for Media Excellence are CTA’s highest honor for media professionals, and recognize outstanding coverage of education.

Deadline: The April 1, 2016 deadline has passed.

 

                         
Nomination form and details                2015 Recipients
       
                         
Member-in-Politics Award in Honor of Ted Bass

The Member-in-Politics in Honor of Ted Bass named for the late CTA political consultant Ted Bass, recognizes an outstanding teacher in politics for his/her contribution to the education profession through political action.

Deadline: March 1, 2017

 

                         
 Guidelines and Application
               2015 Recipients
       
                         
Chapter-in-Politics Award in Honor of Joyce Fadem

As a tribute to the late Joyce Fadem, director of CTA’s Governmental Relations, the Chapter-in-Politics in Honor of Joyce Fadem recognizes outstanding chapters for their contributions to the education profession through political action.

Deadline: March 1, 2017

 

                         
Guidelines and Application                 2015 Recipients
       
                         
CTA State Gold Awards

The CTA State Gold Awards are given to recognize individuals or organizations whose leadership, acts, and support have indicated they are true friends of public education, educators, or students.

Nomination deadline: January 13, 2017

 

                         
 Guidelines               Brochure        2014 Recipients

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