AACTE Awards Program

Professional Achievement Awards

AACTE's Professional Achievement Awards recognize individuals who have made a major impact on the field of educator preparation through their research, policy work, practice, or other contributions. Nominees are not required to be affiliated with an AACTE member institution. Winners are selected by the Committee on Professional Preparation and Accountability and recognized at the Annual Meeting.

Research in Teacher Education

The Margaret B. Lindsey Award recognizes an individual whose research over the last decade has made a major impact on the field of teacher education.

The award winner will receive special recognition at AACTE's 70th Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.

Applications are due October 12, 2017. For more information, see the call for entries.

submit your nomination online

Achievement in Teacher Education

The David G. Imig Award recognizes distinguished achievement in the field of policy or research in teacher education. The recipient(s) of this award need not be from an AACTE member institution or otherwise affiliated with AACTE, although there should be an obvious connection between the achievement recognized and AACTE's mission and work.

The award winner will receive special recognition at AACTE's 70th Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.

Applications are due October 12, 2017. For more information, see the call for entries.

submit your nomination online

Contributions to Teacher Education

The Edward C. Pomeroy Award recognizes outstanding contributions to teacher education, either through distinguished service to the teacher education community or through the development and promotion of outstanding practices in teacher education at the collegiate, state, or national level.

The award typically is presented to a single individual, although under exceptional circumstances and with the approval of the Board of Directors, it may be awarded to multiple individuals; to an organization; or to a school, college, or department of education. It is preferred that the award be given to persons, organizations, or institutions that hold membership to AACTE, but membership is not required.

The award winner will receive special recognition at AACTE's 70th Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.

Applications are due October 12, 2017. For more information, see the call for entries.

submit your nomination online


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Call for Entries: 2018 AACTE Awards

Submission Deadlines:

  • Outstanding Dissertation Award: August 18, 2017
  • All other Awards: October 12, 2017

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Award winners will be honored at the 2018 AACTE Annual Meeting, March 1–3 in Baltimore, Maryland, during the general sessions.