The NAHB Educator of the Year award honors quality instructors who promote and contribute 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 to receive this award, candidates must meet the following criteria:
- Must be an NAHB approved instructor in one or more of the following categories: Builder/Remodeler (CGA, CGB, GMB, CGR, GMR), Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS), Green Building (CGP and Master CGP) and Institute of Residential Marketing/Sales & Marketing (CMP, CSP, Master CSP, MIRM);
- Must have taught a minimum of four courses within this two-year period: Sept. 30, 2019-Sept. 30, 2021;
- Must have achieved an instructor rating of 4.5 or higher for all courses taught during that time period;
- Must be in good standing with an active designation(s);
- Must have showcased innovative practices to promote NAHB designations within the industry, home builder associations, consumers and other related companies and associations;
- Must have been involved in other programs, activities or events in which they contributed as an instructor and represented the designation.
Nominations for this award may be made by any HBA with an education license, students, holders of the relevant designation(s) and/or other instructors. Self-nominations are accepted for this award.
The 2021 Educator of the Year Award winner will be selected by the Knowledge & Innovation Subcommittee based on a review of the answers to the questions and the supporting documentation submitted.
All applications must be received by Oct. 18. Awards will be presented during the Education Committee Meeting on Feb. 6, 2022 at the International Builders’ Show in Orlando.
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