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Nomination Process

PTE is streamlining the Awards Nomination process, and in lieu of the previously-used Phase I and II forms, nomination invitations will be sent from PTE to a top percentage of programs to be determined by data-driven parameters. 

Please check back here, as further details will be posted as they are finalized.


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Phase I

  • Opportunity to consider required components before submitting nomination.
  • Nominations will be reviewed to identify programs that are truly exceptional.
  • Identified programs will advance to Phase II.

Alll nominees will be notified of their status following Phase I.

Phase II

  • Submission of additional information to justify Phase I components.
  • Submission of one photo of the program staff (for possible inclusion in the PTE Summer Conference bulletin).
  • Submission of signed Image Release documents for all persons depicted in staff photo.

All nominees will be notified of their status following Phase II.

Award Recipients

  • Submission of a variety of “in-action” digital photos that depict the program.
  • Submission of signed Image Release documents for all persons depicted in submitted photos. Photos may be used by the Division in the awards presentation, the website, news articles, and more.