To honor a TCTA faculty representative for excellence and outstanding service to members of the state association and the CTA local affiliate.


  • Nominee must be an active-level TCTA member.
  • Nominee must have served at least one year as a TCTA faculty representative.
  • Nominee must have served as a CTA faculty representative at some time during the 2020 calendar year.


The Communications/Public Relations Committee will consider the following criteria in selecting the award winner:

  • Length of service as a TCTA faculty representative.
  • Demonstrated commitment to TCTA and the CTA local affiliate.
  • Exceptional service to members on the nominee’s campus.
  • Unique, outstanding or highly successful methods of membership recruitment or retention.
  • The percentage of TCTA membership on the nominee’s campus.

Nomination Procedures

  • Each CTA may submit one nominee in this category. Nominee must be selected through a CTA election or other democratic process (e.g., ballots made available to all members, a vote at a publicized meeting, etc.). Nominations also may be submitted by a TCTA member-at-large in areas where there is not a TCTA local affiliate.
  • Nomination materials addressing “Criteria” requirements cannot be written by the nominee.
  • Nominations may be submitted to TCTA headquarters online using the online nomination form. Submitted materials will not be returned.
  • Nomination must be RECEIVED by April 5, 2021
  • Nomination form must be submitted by the CTA president or a member-at-large.

Selection Process

Nominations are evaluated and the winner selected by members of the TCTA Communications/Public Relations Committee. Nominee names, school districts and CTA affiliations (if any) will be redacted to ensure a fair and impartial judging process.

Award Presentation

The Faculty Representative of the Year receives a paid annual membership for the 2021-22 school year and an engraved award. The winner will be recognized in TCTA statewide publications and on the TCTA website, and the award will be presented in a local ceremony.

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