Read more about each award and find nomination forms below. Nomination for the 2021 awards are now closed.
Help us celebrate the distinguished service and accomplishments of our Alumni Community! Teachers College's 90,000 graduates include leading educators, psychologists, administrators, and other professionals. The Teachers College Alumni Association is seeking nominations for several Alumni Awards: the Distinguished Alumni Award, Early Career Award and Alumni Award for Outstanding Service. We invite you to nominate Teachers College graduates for all of these awards.
The Distinguished Alumni Awards will be bestowed upon TC alumni who have distinguished themselves in their fields; have earned a high degree of respect among their colleagues and in the general community; and whose impact has been felt on a regional, national and/or international level. Those who graduated Teachers College ten years ago or less, has earned distinction in her/his field, and demonstrates outstanding future potential will be honored with the Early Career Award.
The spirit and purpose of the Alumni Award for Outstanding Service is to honor volunteer leaders who have given sustained, distinguished, and significant volunteer service to Teachers College. The following are examples of service that could contribute to receiving the Alumni Award for Outstanding Service: Serving as a current or former Teachers College Trustee; Leading a regional or international alumni group; Assisting with Admissions, Career Services, or other departments of the College; Formerly serving as a TC Alumni Council member (current Council members are not eligible) or Helping groups affiliated with the College.
To nominate an alumnus/a for an award, please submit a nomination form for the Distinguished Alumni or Early Career Award or the Alumni Award for Outstanding Service. Anyone may nominate an alumnus/a (the nominator does not have to be a TC affiliate), and self-nominations are also welcome.
Recipients of the 2021 Alumni Awards will be announced in the Spring/Summer of 2021 and will be honored at Academic Festival in the Fall of 2021. Final selection of recipients is made by The President of Teachers College upon the recommendation of The Alumni Council’s Awards Committee.