AACTE Awards Program

Writing and Research Awards

AACTE presents the following Writing and Research Awards. These awards are overseen and selected by the Committee on Research and Dissemination.

Outstanding Book Award

Submission Deadline: May 30, 2017

This award recognizes as exemplary books that make a significant contribution to the knowledge base of educator preparation or of teaching and learning with implications for educator preparation.

To be eligible for consideration for the 2018 award, a book must have been published since July 1, 2015. The award-winning book and its author/editor(s) will receive special recognition at AACTE's 70th Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.

All submissions must be made through AACTE’s online submissions site. For details, download the call for entries.

submit your nomination online

Outstanding Dissertation Award

Submission Deadline: August 18, 2017

This award recognizes excellence in doctoral dissertation research that contributes to the knowledge base of educator preparation or of teaching and learning with implications for educator preparation.

Individuals receiving a doctorate in education since January 1, 2016, may apply for this award. The award includes a $1,000 cash prize as well as special recognition at AACTE's 70th Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.

All submissions must be made through AACTE’s online submissions site. For details, download the call for entries.

submit your nomination online

Outstanding JTE Article Award

Journal of Teacher Education cover This award, cosponsored by Sage, recognizes exemplary scholarship published in the Journal of Teacher Education (JTE) in the area of educator preparation or of teaching and learning with implications for educator preparation.

Articles published between January 2017 and December 2017 will be considered for this award, which includes a $1,500 cash prize as well as special recognition at AACTE's 70th Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.


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Call for Entries: 2018 AACTE Awards

Submission Deadlines:

  • Outstanding Dissertation Award: August 18, 2017
  • All other Awards: October 12, 2017

View Call for Entries Submit Online

Award winners will be honored at the 2018 AACTE Annual Meeting, March 1–3 in Baltimore, Maryland, during the general sessions.