CTAM Awards

Direct any questions on awards to Julie Walker, CTAM President

Past Award Ceremony Programs are available here:

CTAM sponsors four major awards for its membership.The awards are listed below. Please click the links below for a description and online nomination form for each award.

Outstanding Individual in Communication and Theater Award

Nomination Form

  1. Recognize individuals who have made truly significant contributions to communication and/or theater education in the state of Minnesota.
  2. Recognize individuals who have made truly significant contributions to the communication arts and/or theater arts in the state of Minnesota.
  3. Recognize individuals who have used the arts of communication and/or theater to make significant contributions to their professions and/or society.

Recipients are recognized at the annual CTAM conference.

Outstanding New Secondary Teacher Award

Nomination Form

The award recognizes outstanding new secondary teachers in Minnesota in disciplines serving the interests of the organization. Nominees must be in their first five years of full-time teaching of speech communication and/or theater at the middle-school or secondary level.

Recipients will be recognized at the annual CTAM conference.

Outstanding New College Teacher Award

Nomination Form

The award recognizes outstanding new college/university teachers in Minnesota in disciplines that serve the interests of the organization. Nominees must be in their first five years of full-time teaching of speech communication and/or theater at the college/university level.

Recipients will be recognized at the annual CTAM conference.

Outstanding Adjunct Teacher Award

Nomination Form

The Communication and Theater Association of Minnesota (CTAM) shall recognize outstanding adjunct instructors in Minnesota in disciplines that serve the interests of the organization by awarding each year one or more "CTAM Outstanding Adjunct Teacher Awards." An adjunct is any faculty member who is not in a probationary or tenured position. Recipients will be recognized at the annual CTAM conference. Prior recipients are not eligible.