Awards

CSWE Professional Recognition Awards

Every year the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) highlights four educators for their exceptional achievements in social work education and practice. We invite you to nominate an educator for the following professional recognition awards:

  1. The Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award recognizes the achievements of a social work educator over an entire career.

  2. The Distinguished Recent Contributions to Social Work Education Award recognizes the achievements of a social work educator within the last 10 years.

  3. The Early Career Faculty Service and Leadership in Social Work Education Award recognizes a social work educator with less than 10 years of service who has advanced and promoted social work education and provided significant contributions to extend its reach. The award acknowledges extraordinary leadership contributions that affect social work education locally, nationally, or globally.

  4. The Established Faculty Service and Leadership in Social Work Education Award recognizes a social work educator with 10 or more years of service excellence whose work has advanced and promoted social work education and provided a significant contribution to extend its reach. The award acknowledges extraordinary leadership contributions that affect social work education locally, nationally, or globally.


2023 Call for Award Nominations

The call for nominations opens on Wednesday, December 14, 2022. All nominations must be submitted by 11:59 pm ET on Wednesday, February 1, 2023For more information on submission criteria and requirements for the 2023 professional awards, read our FAQs.

Please contact Sharon Reed at [email protected] if you have questions about the nomination process.