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The Outstanding Accounting Educator Award recognizes Texas accounting educators who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and have distinguished themselves through active service to the accounting profession. Some of the criteria to be considered in selecting a candidate for this award include: 

  • Must be a full-time accounting educator at a Texas college, university or community college, where for three of the last five years the educator’s primary responsibility has been teaching in the classroom
  • Nominee is not required to be a licensed CPA
  • Excellence in classroom teaching as evidenced through teaching philosophy, innovation in the classroom and pursuit of practical learning opportunities for students
  • Contributions to the accounting profession as evidencied through involvement and accomplishments in professional accounting organizations, involvement and accomplishments in student accounting organizations, research accomplishments and publications