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: January 8, 2018

 

                         
 More Info               2017 Recipients         Nomination form
                         
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: Then October 10, 2017 deadline has passed.

 

                   
Brochure                2017 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 March 20, 2017 deadline has passed.

 

                         
Nomination form and details                 2017 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: The March 1, 2017 deadline has passed.

 

                         
 Guidelines and Application
               2016 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: The March 1, 2017 deadline has passed.

 

                         
Guidelines and Application                 2016 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 12, 2018

 

                         
 Guidelines               Brochure        2015-16 Recipients

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