The Christa McAuliffe annual award recognizes an AEA educator who inspires their peers and makes them proud to be a teacher. Named for the first American civilian and teacher in space, this award honors an Arizona educator. The recipient receives a $1,500 cash award and becomes AEA's entrant to NEA Foundation Teaching Excellence Award.
The ESPecially for Kids annual award recognizes extraordinary efforts by an education support professional in service to public education. The recipient receives a $1,500 cash award and becomes AEA's entrant in the NEA Education Support Professional of the Year.
The annual Human and Civil Rights Award recognizes Arizona leaders who promote diversity; programs that lead to improved human relations; efforts leading to improved school district support of human and civil rights; or successful implementation of human and civil rights program. The recipient receives a $1,000 cash award.
The annual AEA Diversity Award recognizes excellence in teaching or promoting diversity, tolerance, and respect for humankind through an instructional program or curriculum.
The annual AEA Affirmative Action Award honors leadership in increasing the number of students of color who choose to enter teaching, efforts that improve school-district hiring practices and increase people of color employment, and successful implementation of affirmative action policies within school districts.
ALL ANNUAL AWARDS ARE DUE
MARCH 1 AT 5PM.
PLEASE DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION FROM BELOW AND SUBMIT VIA
Email at Foundation@ArizonaEA.org
Fax at 602-407-2371
The annual School Public Relations Partnership Award honors an exceptional school public relations employee who has cultivated a positive relationship between the district, the local association, and the community and improved the public's understanding about their schools.
The annual Excellence in Education News Coverage Award recognizes a print, radio, or television reporter for exceptional work in covering Arizona education issues and/or events.
The annual Partners in Education Award honors those who support neighborhood schools. It honors corporations, local businesses, individuals, or community groups that exhibit exemplary support for local public schools.