teachingThe ACE (A Champion in Education) Awards are a collaboration of the Eugene and Springfield Chambers of Commerce and the Bethel, Eugene 4J, and Springfield school districts along with presenting sponsor Oregon Community Credit Union to recognize excellence in education. Each award winner's school will receive a $1,000 cash prize toward a project or program in their school.

Do you know someone who’s a champion in education?

Please take the time to nominate that deserving teacher, administrator, classified employee or volunteer.

Eugene, Bethel and Springfield school districts have launched the “A Champion in Education” (ACE) Awards in collaboration with the Eugene and Springfield chambers of commerce.

ACE Awards finalists and winners will be announced at an awards ceremony to be held Tuesday, April 25th at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts in Eugene, Oregon. Each award recipient’s school will receive a $1,000 cash prize.

The ACE Awards are presented by title sponsor Oregon Community Credit Union and representatives of the local business and education communities to honor those who are making significant contributions to future generations as leaders in education. ACE Awards are given in four categories: teachers, administrators, support staff and volunteers.


Nominate that deserving teacher, administrator, classified staff or volunteer today!

Review category descriptions, category criteria, THEN go to "Tips for Writing a Nomination".

Nominate A Champion in Education

Nomination Deadline April 2, 2017.

Don't Miss the Ceremony

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - Register Now.


The mission of the ACE Awards (A Champion in Education) is to share our collective belief in the power of public education and to celebrate everything that is right about our local schools and the people who make it so.