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.
     
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    Effective Learning Strategies Awards Program

    Deadline for AAA Effective Learning Strategies Poster Session Applications: April 6, 2015

    Your Contributions Shared with the Academic Family starts with your application for the Effective Learning Strategies Poster Session.

    Once your application to the ELS Poster Session has been approved, you may submit an application for one of the award categories below: 

    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

    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 studies, and accounting literature appearing in other types of publications.  Academic and practitioner nominations are welcome.

     

    Please note: The nomination period for this year's Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award has ended.

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    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 30, 2015

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

    Article The George Krull/Grant Thornton Innovation in Junior and Senior Level Teaching Award recognizes the successful innovative practices in the teaching of junior- and senior-level accounting courses.
    Published on April 29, 2015

    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 April 29, 2015

    Kenneth Merchant honored with AICPA Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award

    Article The AICPA recognizes Kenneth A. Merchant, Ph.D. as the 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award recipient for demonstrated excellence in accounting education as a full-time college accounting professor.
    Published on April 20, 2015

    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 April 20, 2015

    Mark Chain/FSA Innovation in Graduate Teaching Award

    Article The Mark Chain/FSA Innovation in Graduate Teaching Award is designed to recognize accounting faculty for their exceptional graduate accounting course practices.
    Published on April 20, 2015

    2015 Distinguished Achievement Application

    Article This application is for the Distinguished Achievement Award for 2015.
    Published on January 22, 2015

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