The TMATYC Teaching Excellence Award will be given every other (even) year to an outstanding Tennessee two-year college mathematics instructor. Awards will be presented at the annual conference. Each winner will receive a personalized plaque, a 1-year free TMATYC membership, and free TMATYC and AMATYC conference dues for one year.
Criteria for evaluation include the following: (a) nominees must be current TMATYC members whose primary assigned duties must be delivering mathematics instruction in an associate degree-granting program; (b) nominees must have a minimum of 5-years full-time teaching experience at this level; and (c) individuals can only receive this award one time.
2006: Judy Ahrens (Pellissippi State CC)
2008: Bob Forrester (Vol State CC)
2010: Rita Sowell (Vol State CC)
2012: Nancy Pevey (Pellissippi State CC)
2014: Tim Britt (Jackson State CC)
2016: Ed Nichols (Chattanooga State CC)