Postsecondary Outstanding Member Award


Outstanding Postsecondary Award


In an effort to recognize and honor outstanding postsecondary members within AEA and to publicize the achievement of postsecondary members, the AEA Postsecondary Division Executive Committee has created the Outstanding Postsecondary Member Award. The award will be presented at the next Postsecondary Conference. 


To  be eligible for the award, the nominee must have engaged in activities relating to one or more of the following:

  • Provided leadership in higher education;
  • Promoted, designed, and coordinated programs that enhance the relationship between higher education and the community (PreK-12, business, international, etc.);
  • Worked to improve relations and understanding among higher education groups (private institutions, other faculty, and staff organizations, NCAA, etc.);
  • Developed and promoted legislation impacting higher education; 
  • Contributed to the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) mission, goals, and advocacy. 


Nominations must include a completed nomination form, a statement outlining in some detail the accomplishments as related to the criteria as well as any supporting documentation which would be helpful to the Awards Committee when selecting the winner. 


In order to be considered, all nominations and supporting documentation must be at the AEA headquarters no later than 4:45 p.m., Tuesday, December 20, 2022


Click here for the nomination form


Questions regarding the award, please contact Terri Walker at or 800-392-5839.