Nomination Template for the 2008-2009 ACCT Faculty Award


Name of candidate for the award:

Department of candidate:

Division of candidate:


Name(s) of person(s) submitting the nomination:


Directions for completing and submitting the nomination:

Briefly respond (no more than 2 pages) to the following six award criteria by listing the candidate’s qualifications in each area. Involving the candidate in completing this nomination is encouraged in order to include as much relevant information as possible. The candidate’s curriculum vitae (beyond the maximum 2 pages of the nomination) may be attached and is very useful in considering the nomination.


Submit the nomination

Submit the name of the nominee via e-mail to Laura Welby, Faculty Recognition Committee Chair, no later than Monday, March 16, 2009 at 3:00 PM.

Submit the nomination via e-mail to Laura Welby, Faculty Recognition Committee Chair, no later than Monday, April 13, 2009 at 3:00 PM.


The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) developed the ACCT Faculty Award to recognize the tremendous contributions of faculty to two-year post-secondary institutions. The Board of Trustees of the college must make the official nomination, but faculty may submit nominations for consideration.


 Six criteria as enumerated by the ACCT:


  1. In what ways has this educator demonstrated excellence in teaching?
  2. What has this educator initiated or helped to develop in the area of innovative programs used in two-year post-secondary institutions?
  3. How has this educator served on technical or special committees that affect the college program in the community, state, or nation?
  4. How has this educator provided leadership in helping to solve challenges to two-year post-secondary education?
  5. How has this educator been active in developing, organizing, or supporting state and/or national two-year post-secondary education associations?
  6. What awards or honors has this educator received in recognition of leadership in the college or community?