National Awards for State Chapters
Apply by November 30, 2017
As always, the president of ASTA will present state chapter awards at the ASTA National Conference during the Wednesday State Leadership Workshop. All winners will receive a handsome plaque and coverage in the American String Teacher
Please note that states are not eligible for the same award in two consecutive years (i.e., the chapter that won Best Website Award 2017 is ineligible for the Best Website Award 2018 - but could win Most Improved Chapter 2018 or any other award).
Membership Recruitment Award
Determined by the net gain of members for the previous calendar year. (No application required.)
Best Newsletter Award
Submit three (3) copies of your last two newsletters to the national office (address below) to be considered.
Most Improved Chapter Award
Submit a list of at least three (3) reasons why your chapter should be considered for this award. Criteria could include, but is not limited to:
- Recruitment of new members
- Newly created board positions
- New activities
- New website or re-establishment of newsletter
- New student chapters
Send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Outstanding Chapter Award
Nominate your chapter for the Outstanding State Chapter Award by submitting a written statement to the national office at email@example.com
, explaining why your chapter is most deserving. This might include highlighting events you hosted, increased participation at chapter events, significant financial grants distributed, etc.
Materials may be sent to the ASTA National Office at 4155 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030, or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
. The deadline for 2018 award applications is November 30, 2017. A committee will review all information, and awards will be presented at the State Leadership Workshop during the ASTA National Conference.
2017 winners include:
- Best Newsletter: Minnesota
- Best Website: Michigan
2016 winners include:
- Best Newsletter: Maryland/D.C.
- Best Website: Indiana
- Membership Recruitment: Wyoming
- Most Improved Chapter: Washington
- Outstanding Chapter: New Jersey