The ABCD Award (Above and Beyond the Call of Duty)
The ABCD Award is designed to recognize outstanding professional contributions by individual members. Awards will be presented only to members who have gone above and beyond the call of volunteerism in activities that have benefited the Association or contributed to promoting a positive image of teachers or the teaching profession.
Submit a Nomination Online
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Entries are due by 5:00 PM on Friday, February 28, 2020
Awards will be made only to CEA members who are nominated by their local Associations. Student, paraprofessional, and retired members, where applicable, are eligible for nomination,provided all of the guidelines are fulfilled.
All nominees must be members of their local, state, and national Associations. All award nominations must be forwarded to the CEA Public Relations Commission.
Once the nomination has been approved by the CEA Board of Directors, a certificate will be awarded. Local Associations that nominate prospective awardees must provide the following information:
- Description of the individual's activities
- Information on how the activities helped the local Association or contributed to promoting a positive image of teachers or the teaching profession
- Local president's signature
Local Associations may submit one nomination per month with a maximum of five per year.
All judging will be done by the CEA Public Relations Commission.
A letter of recognition will be sent to all awardees.