Awards

    Educator Awards 

     
    Accounting educators play a large part in influencing and preparing the future accounting professionals. It is for that reason that the AICPA facilitates and bestows the following five awards to recognize the outstanding curriculums and their achievements as academic stewards to the accounting profession.

    The Educator Awards application period for this year is now over. The 2013 year award winners have been announced. Visit the award pages below for details on the winners and award winning submissions.   

    Information about Student Scholarships can be found here.



    Accepting Applications for the
    Effective Learning Strategies Awards Program

    As the champions of accounting education and inspirers to thousands of college students, we are calling for professors to submit their most innovative accounting course teaching techniques for the opportunity to earn an award in one of the following categories:

    Bea Sanders/AICPA Innovation in Teaching Award 

    George Krull/Grant Thornton Innovation in Junior and Senior-Level Teaching Award

    Mark Chain/FSA Innovation in Graduate Teaching Award

    Each innovative teaching lesson plan submitted will be considered for one award category. The finalist(s) in all three award categories will be asked to present their work at the American Accounting Association Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting (CTLA), receive a plaque and an AICPA funded award totaling $2,500.

    For selection criteria, eligibility requirements and online application, visit www.ThisWaytoCPA.com
    The application period is now over. Winners and Honorable Mentions will be announced in the coming months.

    Curriculum Awards 

    Bea Sanders/AICPA Innovation in Teaching Award
    The Bea Sanders/AICPA Innovation in Teaching Award recognizes and disseminates exceptional teaching in the first course sequence in accounting.

    Mark Chain/FSA Innovation in Graduate Teaching Award
    The Mark Chain/FSA Innovation in Graduate Teaching Award recognizes and disseminates exceptional graduate-level accounting teaching practices.

    George Krull/Grant Thornton Innovation in Junior and Senior Level Teaching Award
    The intent of this award is to both recognize and disseminate successful innovative practices in the teaching of junior- and senior-level accounting courses  that continue to enhance accounting majors’ interest in accounting and pursuing the CPA profession as a career.

    Achievement Awards 

    AICPA Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award 
    The Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award recognizes full-time college accounting educators distinguished for excellence in teaching and for national prominence in the accounting profession.

    AICPA/AAA Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award
    Sponsored by the AAA and AICPA, this award recognizes outstanding articles, books, monographs, AICPA-sponsored research students, and accounting literature appearing in other types of publications.  Academic and practitioner nominations are welcome.

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    George Krull/Grant Thornton Innovation in Junior and Senior-Level Teaching Award

    Article The intent of this award is to both recognize and disseminate successful innovative practices in the teaching of junior- and senior-level accounting courses (e.g., undergraduate intermediate and advance financial, cost/managerial, audi
    Published on June 23, 2014

    Mark Chain/FSA Innovation in Graduate Teaching Award

    Article The Mark Chain/FSA Innovation in Graduate Teaching Award is designed to recognize exceptional graduate accounting course practices. Award recipients are selected from accepted submissions to the AAA's Effective Learning Strategies Foru
    Published on June 23, 2014

    Bea Sanders/AICPA Innovation in Teaching Award

    Article The Bea Sanders/AICPA Innovation in Teaching Award recognizes and disseminates successful teaching practices in the first sequence of accounting. Award recipients present at the annual AAA Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting (CTLA).
    Published on June 23, 2014

    AICPA Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award

    Award The AICPA Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award is presented annually at the AICPA Spring Council Meeting to a college-level accounting educator.  This annual award recognizes outstanding college accounting educators.
    Published on April 07, 2014

    Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Awards

    Award The AICPA Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Awards recognizes full-time college accounting professors who excel as educators and who have achieved national prominence in the accounting profession.
    Published on September 18, 2013

    Bea Sanders AICPA Innovation in Teaching Award Overview

    Overview The Bea Sanders award recognizes and disseminates successful practices in the first course sequence in accounting.
    Published on April 03, 2013

    2012 Distinguished Achievement Accounting Education Award

    Application 2012 Application for DAA Award
    Published on November 21, 2011

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