Awards

Individual Awards

    • Academic Advising Administrator  The award is for an individual who may provide direct academic advising services but whose primary responsibility is an administrator or director of an academic advising program. Click here to view criteria and eligibility of the award.
    • Outstanding Academic Advisor Award The award is for an individual whose primary role at the institution is direct delivery of academic advising services to students. Click here to view criteria and eligibility of the award.
    •  Faculty Advisor Recognition Award The award is for an individual whose primary responsibility is teaching and who spends a portion of their time providing academic advising services to students. Click here to view criteria and eligibility of the award.

Institutional Awards

    • Remarkable Advising Initiative Award The award recognizes an initiative or a substantial improvement to an existing initiative that has greatly advanced the success of students within the advising program or institution as a whole. Click here to view criteria and eligibility of the award.
    •  Outstanding Innovative Advising Technology Award The award recognizes a notable advancement in technology used for the advisement of students that has led to an improvement in the success of students within the advising program or institution as a whole. Click here to view criteria and eligibility of the award.

Nomination Deadline

The award nomination deadline is December 17, 2019.

Nomination Guidelines

  • Self-nominations are accepted.
  • Current members of the TEXAAN Executive Board are not eligible for consideration for TEXAAN Awards.  After the member’s term of office is over, he or she may then be eligible for nomination.
  • Paper copies of the nomination form and/or support documentation will not be accepted.
  • Documentation sent separately from the submission will not be considered.  All documentation must be uploaded to the online TEXAAN Award Nomination Form.
  • Nominations that do not follow the submission instructions will not be evaluated.
  • TEXAAN membership is not required to be nominated.
  • The first and last name of the nominee provided on the TEXAAN Award Nomination Form will be used to engrave the recognition plaque if the nominee is the recipient of the award.

Submission Instructions

  1. Complete the online TEXAAN Award Nomination Form here. Incomplete forms will not be considered.
      • For individual awards, complete the following form
      • For institutional awards, complete the following form.
  2. The following support documentation is required and must be uploaded to the TEXAAN Award Nomination Form:
      • Nominee’s resume or curriculum vita.
      • Verification of enrollment (only for TEXAAN Scholarship Award)
      • One letter of recommendation
Presentation of Awards

The TEXAAN Awards will be presented during the Presentation of Awards Ceremony at the TEXAAN Annual Conference.


About us

TEXAAN serves as a professional representation of academic advising in Texas by providing professional development, networking, recognition, and dissemination of information. Our goals are to (1) establish a communication network for academic advisors at institutions of higher education in Texas, (2) assist with the implementation of professional standards as defined by NACADA core values of Academic Advising, (3) serve as the liaison for Texas professional, governing, and education agencies, (4) maintain active affiliation with NACADA both regionally and nationally, and (5) offer an annual conference for Texas academic advisors, counselors, and higher education professionals.

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