Read more about each award and find forms to submit nominations for the 2024 Alumni Awards below.
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 from all degree programs for the following 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. Generally, those who have graduated from Teachers College within the last ten years and are within the first ten years of their career, have earned distinction in her/his/their field and demonstrates outstanding future potential are eligible to receive 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: leading a regional or international alumni group; assisting with Admissions, Career Services, or other departments of the College; helping groups affiliated with the College; formerly serving as a TC Alumni Council member (current Council members are not eligible); serving as a current or former Teachers College Trustee.
To nominate an alum 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 alum (the nominator does not have to be a TC affiliate), and self-nominations will also be considered. Further details may be found on the nomination forms.
Recipients of the 2024 Alumni Awards will be announced in spring/summer 2024 and will be honored in Fall 2024. Final selection of recipients is made by The President of Teachers College upon the recommendation of the Alumni Council’s Awards Committee.