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Statewide Recognition Awards

Superintendent of the Year

Since 1984, the Superintendent of the Year (SOTY) award program has honored outstanding administrators for achievement and excellence in public school administration. These school leaders exhibit exemplary and visionary leadership toward improving student performance. They are chosen for their strong leadership skills, dedication to improving the quality of education in their districts, and commitment to public support and involvement in education.

Download guidelines and SOTY application here!

Application deadline: Application packet and photo must be e-mailed to your respective ESC by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 10, 2020. 

Region One ESC contact: Mr. Heriberto Villarreal, 956-984-6150.

 

School Board of the Year

TASA created the School Boards Awards Program in 1971 to recognize school boards whose dedication and ethical service have made a positive impact on the schoolchildren of Texas. It is an excellent way for districts to recognize their hard-working, dedicated board members. 

Guidelines for School Board of the Year Award

Application deadline: Nominations must be mailed or hand delivered to your respective regional education service center by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16, 2020.

Region One ESC contact: Mr. Heriberto Villarreal, 956-984-6150.

 

 

Texas Teacher of the Year

Since 1969, the Texas Teacher of the Year (TOY) Program has honored excellence in classroom education and provided a forum to showcase many outstanding educators whose efforts and example have inspired their students, their colleagues, and the communities they serve Facilitated by TASA, the Texas Teacher of the Year Program annually recognizes and rewards teachers who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and excellence in teaching.

The Texas Teacher of the Year application will be posted on March 1, 2020. 

Guidelines and TOY materials found here!

Region One ESC contact: Ms. Melissa Aguero Ramirez, 956-984-6100.