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Each year SCTA recognizes the contributions of our members, chapters and advisors. SCTA Awards are presented at the SCTA Representative Assembly (the annual business meeting of the association) each spring. 


Individual Award Categories

SCTA W.H.O. (We Honor Ours) Award is presented to an outstanding local chapter leader.

Outstanding Chapter Advisor(s) is presented to outstanding faculty or staff that excel in their role as local chapter advisor.

Virginia Ann Shadwick Human Rights Award is presented to a local SCTA chapter or SCTA member that has made a significant accomplishment in furthering human rights issues.


Chapter Award Categories

Outstanding Local Chapter is the most prestigious award given by SCTA. This award is presented to the chapter that has excelled in various categories.

Chapter Membership Recognition provides recognition to chapters for the greatest membership increase from the previous year (both numbers and percent) as well as the largest overall membership for the year.


CTA/NEA-Retired Pedretti Credential Candidate Scholarship 

In July of 2021, CTA/NEA-Retired member Gloria Pedretti reached out to CTA/NEA-Retired, wanting to help potential educators in their credential preparation journey and willing to provide a generous donation in order to make this happen. Together, we created the Gloria Pedretti Credential Candidate Scholarship.