Criteria for Selection

Excellence in Instructional Delivery and Design
Provide specific examples of how the nominee demonstrates passion and innovation in the classroom and ways in which he/she successfully engages students via unique teaching models or methods.

Subject Matter and Competency
Provide specific examples of the nominees’ competency in their respective core subject(s), including ways they have expanded their own knowledge and scope of study, unique research they have completed, and accolades or recognition they have received from students, peers, supervisors or professional organization.

Impact on Student Success
Provide specific examples of the nominee’s success connecting with students, both inside and outside the classroom, and how he/she has had a positive impact on their students’ educational experience and achievement.

2020 Teaching Award of Honor

In 2020, the Alumni Association chose to recognize the exemplary actions that Texas State faculty took to support our students in a time of uncertainty by awarding the Teaching Award of Honor to all spring 2020 instructors of record. Without all of you, our students’ success this spring would not have been possible.