Audrey Sanchez Teacher Enhancement Award (ASTEA)
This $500.00 award has been established to honor Audrey Sanchez’s spirit, talent, leadership and dedication to CKA and Kindergarten by recognizing individual educators for achievement and excellence in early childhood education. The nominee must believe in the philosophy of the CKA Mission Statement.
Deadline: November 1, 2023. For an application, click here.
Judy Brown Administrator Recognition Award
The annual Judy Brown Administrator Award recognizes administrators who exemplify outstanding leadership and exemplary support of early childhood educators. Judy Brown, along with a group of dedicated educators, organized the first Bay Area Kindergarten Conference. She also served as the first President of CKA. The administrator who is nominated recognizes and encourages the professional development of early childhood teachers and supports the unique needs of their classrooms. The nominator must be a current member of CKA. The recipient will be given a Certificate of Recognition during CKA’s Annual Meeting at the California Kindergarten Conference.