Master Faculty Award

Award Information

This award recognizes a program faculty member with a minimum of seven years of service who has made noteworthy contributions to PA education. The deadline to submit nominations is May 20.


Nominees must demonstrate outstanding contributions in a minimum of three of the following areas:

  • Teaching, which may include classroom, laboratory instruction, or course development
  • Scholarship, which may include grant writing, research, publications, presentations, or other scholarly and creative activities
  • Administration, which may include general administration, planning, development, or evaluation activities
  • Professional service, which may include service on committees at the program, community, state, or national level and which represents or promotes the PA profession

Requirements and materials


  • Employed at least half-time at the time of nomination (0.5 FTE) at a PAEA member program and for a minimum of three cumulative years in PA education. All years do not have to be at the same program.


  • Nomination letter describing in detail how the award criteria were met, including evidence of performance above and beyond the nominee’s job description


  • Two letters of support addressing the author’s first-hand knowledge of the nominee with relation to a minimum of three of the award criteria


  • Nominee’s complete CV or resume


  • Complimentary 2020 Education Forum registration
  • Crystal award
  • Check for $500
  • Recognition at the Education Forum Awards Ceremony

2019 Award Recipient

Jennifer Snyder

Jennifer Snyder, Butler University