Aspiring Educators State Awards

Aspring Educators

State Awards Program


 The following awards will be presented at the Aspiring Educators Representative Assembly/Transitions meeting on April 22nd and 23rd, 2017. Please click here to view last year’s awards winners! Each chapter can submit nominations to the Awards Committee for any and all awards. All award descriptions and rubrics were dispersed at the September Board of Directors meeting.

Turn in info: 

  • Due March 10th by 11:59 pm
  • Can be e-mailed or mailed
  • E-mail:
  • Mail: 620 5th Ave Eau Claire, WI 54703
  • Questions? Contact Anastasia Bouras at


  • Most awards: one to two page essay on given prompts and two letters of recommendation from individuals other than nominator. (can be other members)
  • Communications Award: digital presentation (powerpoint, prezi, ect) on the three values of creativity, frequency, and appearance in communication.
  • Chapter Excellence Award: Portfolio with artifacts for the 4 tenants and a one to four page essay. (Two groups: <100 members and 100+ members)

Outstanding Student WEA Alumni – WEAC Member Award

The Outstanding Student WEA Alumni – WEAC Member Award recognizes individuals that demonstrate their dedication to the Student Wisconsin Education Association through their involvement in Student WEA or as a WEAC member.

Outstanding Friend of Student WEA Award

The friend of Student WEA Award recognizes individuals that support Student WEA local chapters and/or state events and may or may not be affiliated with WEAC.

Outstanding Cooperating Teacher Award

The Outstanding Cooperating Teacher Award recognizes an individual that provides valuable guidance and continuous support to a Student WEA member during a classroom or student teaching placement.

Outstanding Teacher Educator Award

The Student WEA Teacher Educator Award is designed to recognize an individual Teacher Educator for his/her dedication and leadership to his/her students.

Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award

The Student WEA Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award recognizes an advisor for dedication and service to the local chapter.

Outstanding Chapter Student Leader Award

The Student WEA Local Chapter Student Leader Award recognizes an individual who has achieved excellence throughout the year by providing leadership to the local chapter.

Outstanding Local Communications Award

The Student WEA Outstanding Local Communications Award recognizes and commends activities that utilize public relations strategies to promote chapter values, events, or awareness at the local level.

Outstanding NEA CREATE Project Award

The Student WEA Outstanding NEA CREATE Project Award recognizes exceptional projects that involves members in affecting Teacher Quality, Community Outreach, or Political Action. You must write a NEA CREATE Grant to apply.

Local Chapter Excellence Award

The Student WEA Local Chapter Excellence Award recognizes local student chapters that have achieved excellence throughout the year by providing members with leadership and professional development opportunities that reflect the Student WEA Focus. For judging purposes, applications will be divided into two groups based on membership – 100 members or less and 101 members or more.