Pacesetter Award

The Pacesetter Award is designed to recognize current outstanding examples of courage, commitment, innovation, or dedication in advancing the status of education in Indiana.


Pacesetter Award winners shall be individual active members of the United Education Profession, local associations affiliated with the National Education Association and all ISTA District or UniServ Councils or other committees established by and limited to ISTA members.

All members are urged to nominate deserving active members or affiliates no later than March 1. Nominations must be on official Pacesetter Award nomination forms.

Selection of Recipient
The ISTA Board of Directors shall have sole authority over the Pacesetter Award.

Presentation of the Pacesetter Award shall remain confidential until announcement is made. Pacesetter Award winners receive an exclusive pin, a trophy and recognition in Association publications. All candidates receive certificates acknowledging their nominations and achievements. The award winner will be recognized at the ISTA Representative Assembly.

Nominations must be received by March 1 each year.

Contacts: Sherri Purdue

Pacesetter Award Application