Friend of Education Award


The ISTA Board of Directors created the ISTA Friend of Education Award as recognition of a person and/or organization whose leadership, acts, and support have contributed to the improvement of Indiana’s public education.


A duly nominated individual or organization shall have exhibited leadership, acts, and support of education on a state level that establish the nominee as a true friend of education, education employees, or students. A nominee should reflect philosophies and principles compatible with ISTA’s.



Any member of the ISTA or any local affiliate of ISTA may nominate an individual or organization to the ISTA Friend of Education Award Committee by completing a nomination form and submitting it to the ISTA by March 1.


Selection of Recipient

The recipient will be determined by a committee appointed by the ISTA President.


The ISTA Friend of Education Award will be presented at the ISTA Representative Assembly.


The deadline for submitting nominations for the ISTA Friend of Education Award is March 1.


Completed nomination forms, together with all accompanying materials, should be sent to the Office of the ISTA President, ISTA, 150 W. Market Street, Suite 900, Indianapolis, IN 46204.


Nomination Form 
Complete your nomination form online or in print. Only one of these forms is required to successfully submit a nomination.