League Excellence Award FAQ

What are the Excellence Awards?

The League's Excellence Awards recognize outstanding faculty, staff, and leaders in the community college field who have made a significant difference in the lives of students and in the communities their colleges serve. Participation in these awards is a League membership benefit.

How are individuals selected for an Excellence Award?

Each college/district has its own selection criteria. Please refer to the League Excellence Awards contact at your institution for information.

Who can submit Excellence Award recipient names?

The designated Excellence Awards contact at each League Board and Alliance institution is responsible for administering this award and submitting names. Only this individual has access to the submission portal.

I am the designated Excellence Awards contact. How do I submit the names of Excellence Award recipients from my institution?

The award submission instructions are posted here. In addition, designated awards contacts will receive email communications with submission instructions.

What is the deadline for the award contact to submit recipient names?

The deadline for the 2021-2022 League Excellence Awards is December 1, 2021.

If I am planning to attend the Innovations Conference, do I have to register?

Yes. Anyone attending the conference is required to register and pay the conference registration fee. Register before the early registration deadline to save.

If I am unable to attend the Innovations Conference, do I still qualify to receive my award?

Yes. Innovations Conference attendance is optional, although we encourage you to come and celebrate your achievement. Your medallion, certificate, and League Awards Program will be mailed to your college president/chancellor for distribution.

Our college would like to place a congratulatory ad in the League Awards Program. How do we do this?

Participating colleges and systems are encouraged to submit an ad for inclusion in the League Awards Program. The purpose of the ads is to highlight and congratulate Excellence Award and Innovation of the Year Award recipients from your college, and to bring attention to League Board and Alliance member institutions. Submissions may include photos of recipients and/or a special congratulatory message.

Click here for ad requirements and pricing, and to download submission instructions. Submit congratulatory ads October 1-December 15, 2021.

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