Education Awards

Nominations for the 2019 Designee and Educator of the Year awards are now open. 

Designee of the Year

NAHB Education recognizes a Designee of the Year for its various professional designations. The awards honor builders, remodelers and other industry professionals who actively hold NAHB designations and promote the value of NAHB designations among clients, colleagues, builders associations, media and across the industry.

Designee of the Year awards are presented for the following categories:

To be eligible to receive an award, a candidate must be current and in good standing. Check out the list of past winners.

Nominations for this award may be made by any person or organization actively participating in the respective designation program, including home builders associations licensed to offer NAHB courses. Self-nominations are accepted.

Educator of the Year

The Educator of the Year award honors a quality instructor who promotes and contributes to the growth of NAHB Professional designations. Its purpose is to highlight the value of education and the role instructors play in the overall success of NAHB’s designation programs.

To be eligible, instructors must be current and in good standing, have taught at least a minimum of four classes over the past two years and achieved an average speaker rating of at least 4.5 on a 5-point scale for all courses taught during that period. Educator the Year winners must showcase innovative practices to promote NAHB designations.

Nominations may be made by any person or organization actively participating in the respective designation program, including home builders associations licensed to offer NAHB courses. Self-nominations are accepted. Here is a list of past winners.

Nominations for the Designees and Educator of the Year Awards will close on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019.

Submit your nominations today!

Education Award recipients are honored during the Designation Achievement Reception at the NAHB International Builders' Show.