Each year ADoT recognizes educators who have made significant contributions to the field in each of the three areas listed below.
Distinguished Service Award
The Distinguished Service Award has been established to recognize and further encourage the achievements and contributions of current or former Associate & Assistant Deans and Directors of Texas in the field of teacher preparation. To learn more, click here.
Excellence i n Action: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion,
& Social Justice
The Excellence in Action: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Social Justice award was established to recognize programs or leaders who have impacted policy and/or practice in this area. To learn more, click here.
Excellence in Mentoring
The Excellence i n Mentoring award has been established to recognize university faculty and/or staff, Texas P-12 classroom teachers, or school leaders who have demonstrated commitment to the development and advancement of others. The critical role of mentoring could be through either direct, supervisory, or peer-based roles. to learn more, click here.