Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
The Paul Simon Award was established in 1982 and first awarded in 1983. It was modified in 1986 upon the establishment of the Founders Award. The Paul Simon Award may be conferred annually by the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages on an individual or group from outside the language teaching profession that
Nominations of a group or organization should include the primary goals of the organization, the relevance of the goals to the profession, a history of the accomplishments of the group or organization, the sphere of influence of the group, the nominator's professional relationship to the group, a resume of the group's director or leader, and support documentation that bears direct relevance to the nomination.
Nominations of an individual should include the candidate's present position and role in the promotion of foreign language and international studies, the ways in which the candidate meets the specific criteria for the award, the capacity in which the nominator has known the candidate, the candidate's current curriculum vitae, and support documentation that bears direct relevance to the nomination.
Nominations for the award must be submitted by members of the Central States Conference Advisory Council. Support documentation should NOT exceed ten pages. Nominations should be submitted electronically to:
Applications must be postmarked by December 15, 2017, for consideration.