Distinguished Achievement Award Nomination Form

Award Overview: The AICPA Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award is designed to recognize full-time college accounting educators distinguished for excellence in teaching and for national prominence in the accounting profession. The award has a dual function: to extend profession-wide recognition to the recipient and promote role models in academia. State CPA societies, as well as individuals, may submit nominations for the annual award. Self-nominations are not accepted.

To submit a nomination, please complete the application form below.  You may save your nomination submission and return to complete within 7 days of starting the application.  To do so, you must save and use the URL presented in the application window after saving.   

Deadline: The application period will close on April 9, 2018 at 5pm EST. 

Selection Process: A task force will review all qualified nominations and select the award recipient. The award recipient will be announced and the award presented at the American Accounting Association’s Annual Meeting.

All nominators will be notified of the final selection by May 31, 2018. Nominees who are not selected remain eligible for two additional years, provided that they meet the selection criteria. Past award recipients and current members of the AICPA Pre-certification Education Executive Committee are not eligible.

Questions: Please contact Steve Matzke, Director — Faculty & University Initiatives at steve.matzke@aicpa-cima.com.