National Rural Education Association
The Voice of Rural Schools and Communities

Awards & Programs

We are pleased to dedicate this page to the many teachers and administrators of our nation’s rural schools who significantly contribute to education in our rural schools as well as to those who participate to be able to receive these awards. There are many who have received these awards, and there will be many in the future as we continue to strive for the best in education. We thank you and we honor you!

Please read about the awards programs the NREA and its affiliates offer. Feel free to submit an application to apply for or make a nomination for these coveted awards.

NREA Foundation Essay Contest
Brzezinski Memorial Award
Chance Memorial Dissertation
The College Board Rural Teacher of the Year
NREA Foundation Rural Hall of Fame
NREA Hero Award
Best Research Award
The NREA Exemplary Practices Award
NREA Outstanding Service Award