Links for nominations can be found below.


Mercedes Bonner Leadership Award Nomination
The Mercedes Bonner Leadership Award (MBLA) is a special award given to a TCTELA member of a diverse background who has made a significant contribution to TCTELA or has actively and tirelessly supported our professional community or has advanced the awareness of multicultural issues. Nominations for 2022 are open until Monday, November 1, 2021.

Tap HERE to nominate for the Mercedes Bonner Leadership Award!



Teacher of the Year Nomination (You may nominate for each section!)
The TCTELA annual Teacher of the Year awards recognize outstanding elementary, middle school, high school, and college educators. The deadline for 2022 nominations are Monday, November 1, 2021. Anyone can nominate for this award!

Tap HERE to nominate your favorite teacher!



Edmund J. Farrell Distinguished Service and Achievement Award Nomination
This award recognizes Dr. Farrell’s profound impact on the profession of English/language arts education, commitment to excellence in the teaching of English, and continued dedication to service and support of the mission and purpose of the Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts. Nominations for 2022 are open until Monday, November 1, 2021.

Tap HERE to nominate for this outstanding award!




TCTELA Board Nominations


TCTELA Board Nomination 
Consider nominating yourself or an esteemed colleague for one of the following TCTELA Board positions:  President-Elect (three-year position including president and past president), Vice President-Elect for Membership and Affiliates (two-year position including Vice President for Membership and Affiliates), or Recording Secretary (one-year term). Deadline November 1, 2021.

Tap HERE to nominate for a TCTELA Board position!