School Board of the Year Award

Each year TSBA honors a school board for excellent service. The superintendent, school administrator(s), board secretary, parent-teacher association or organization, a member of the board-appointed committee, may make nominations.


  • Must have met all the standards to be a TSBA Board of Distinction
  • Policy (developing, application, monitoring)
  • Long-range planning
  • Board efforts to promote quality education including involvement with the legislature, congress, city/county commission, State Board of Education, community and staff
  • Board development activities (including boardsmanship award levels for each member)
  • Relationship with the media

Deadline for nominations is September 30

Nomination Form

Past Winners

The announcement of the winner and presentation of the Award plaque will be made during the TSBA Annual Convention in November.


For more information, please contact:

Katie Hock, TSBA Director of Communications & Member Services at 615-815-3907 or