Honoring Students, Staff, Faculty, and Practictioners
Each year The Teachers College honors excellence in education
The Teachers College Awards + Honors
Each year, The Teachers College honors those striving for excellence in education through several award programs. Learn about these awards and honors by visiting the links below.
Bill Martin, Jr. Picture Book Award
The Bill Martin, Jr. Picture Book Award aims to promote an appreciation of quality literature in young children across Kansas. The award is named for Bill Martin Jr, an internationally renowned author best known for his classic text Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do you See?
Kansas Master Teacher Awards
The Kansas Master Teacher Awards are presented annually to teachers who have served the profession long and well and who also typify the good qualities of earnest and conscientious teachers.
National Teachers Hall of Fame
The National Teachers Hall of Fame recognizes and honors exceptional career teachers, encourages excellence in teaching, and preserves the rich heritage of the teaching profession in the United States. ESU, along with other organizations in Emporia, founded the NTHF.
The Teachers College Annual Honors Ceremony
At the end of every spring semester, The Teachers College honors students named as outstanding students in their undergraduate and graduate programs within the college's academic programs.