2021 Hayward Award

Deadline to Register/Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 11, 2020 - 5:00pm

The Academic Senate is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the Hayward Award for “Excellence in Education.” Sponsored annually by the Foundation for California Community Colleges, this award honors community college full-time and part-time faculty who demonstrate the highest level of commitment to their students, college, and profession. Award recipients, nominated by their college academic senate and selected by representatives of the Academic Senate must have a record of outstanding performance of professional activities, as well as a record of active participation on campus.

Basic Information

  • Each local senate can nominate one full- and part- time faculty member; however there can only be one honoree from each college.
  • All faculty, classroom and non-classroom, are eligible for consideration.
  • Previous nominees who did not receive the award may be re-nominated. 
  • Four recipients (two full-time and two part-time faculty) will be chosen and honored at the Board of Governors meeting in March.

2021 Award Winners

Brandy Thomas, full-time Academic Counseling faculty member, Butte College.

Peter “Tony” Zitko, part-time Political Science faculty member, Solano College.

A. James McKeever, full-time Sociology faculty member, Los Angeles Pierce College.

Click here to read the press release from the Chancellor's Office.

Past Winners