Outstanding Teaching Award (OTA)

The Center for Teaching and Learning administers the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award (OTA), sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Instruction. This award recognizes the top 10% of teaching assistants demonstrating superior teaching skills while serving in the classroom or laboratory.

Learn more about Teaching Assistant recognition at UGA >>

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OTA Nominations

The nomination period for the OTA opens annually in December. Departments may nominate up to 10% of their TAs for this award. Only candidates who have demonstrated superior teaching skills should be nominated.

OTA Nomination Deadline: January 24, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

Download OTA Nomination Criteria and Process >> (PDF)

Complete Nomination Survey >>

Only Graduate Coordinators should complete the nomination survey. The nomination is complete upon submission of the above survey; no additional nomination materials are required for this award.

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