Tennessee Education Association

Great Public Schools for All Students


Experienced Educators Guidelines and Nomination Forms

The nomination process at the local association level varies so questions should be directed to the local president or the chairperson of the Instruction and Professional Development Committee. Each local may nominate one member in each category.  In order to assure rigorous standards in the selection process, a minimum score is required to win any category. 

Nomination Guidelines:

Nomination Forms:

All nominations are due no later than February 2.

The process and awards for the new teacher category differ significantly from the other categories. Please click here to learn more about the New Teacher Award.