Awards

James A. Vornberg Living Legend Award

TCPEA established the James A. Vornberg Living Legend Award in 2006 to recognize TCPEA members who have contributed an outstanding degree of service and commitment to the organization.

Outstanding Dissertation Award

This award recognizes an exceptional doctoral level dissertation that expands the knowledge of educational leadership at the postsecondary or K-20 levels. It recognizes the outstanding research of our graduate students and encourages professors and early scholars to join TCPEA.

Educator of the Year Award

TCPEA established the Educator of the Year Award to recognize outstanding instructors in the field of educational leadership in Texas. Nominees for this award must be active members of TCPEA. The 2020 Educator of the Year Award was presented to Dr. Jennifer Butcher.

Researcher of the Year Award

TCPEA established the Researcher of the Year Award to recognize outstanding contributions in the field of educational research and inquiry. Nominees for this award must be active members of TCPEA. The 2020 Researcher of the Year Award was presented to Dr. Nate Templeton.

Advocate of the Year Award

TCPEA established the Advocate of the Year Award to recognize outstanding professors focused on service to the profession and the organization. Nominees for this award must be active members of TCPEA. The 2020 Advocate of the Year Award was presented to Dr. Gary Miller.