2018 TAA Council Award Winners

Mike Kennamer at 2018 TAA Awards CeremonyDuring the 2018 TAA Awards Ceremony on June 15th in Santa Fe, NM, in addition to honoring our twenty-six Textbook Award winners, four individuals were honored with TAA Council awards recognizing exemplary contributions to the Association and the authoring community.

The awards were given by Mike Kennamer, TAA Council President during the ceremony. His remarks on each of the winners is included below. [Read more…]

Nominations open for TAA’s Council of Fellows & Ron Pynn Award

Council of FellowsTAA is seeking nominations for its prestigious TAA Council of Fellows and Ron Pynn Award. Any TAA member may nominate him or herself or another TAA member. The recipients will be selected by the TAA Council via ballot and the winners will be announced at an awards ceremony luncheon at TAA’s 2015 Conference on June 20, 2015.

The TAA Council of Fellows honors distinguished authors who have a long record of successful publishing. Any author whose textbook or other instructional materials have established his/her presence in the market place over time or who has been innovative in the presentation of material, is qualified for nomination into the TAA Council of Fellows. Induction into the Council of Fellows is the premier honor bestowed by TAA. Click here for nomination information. [Read more…]

2014 TAA textbook award winners announced

TAA McGuffey Longevity AwardTAA Textbook Excellence AwardTAA Most Promising New Textbook Award

The Text and Academic Authors Association has announced its 2014 textbook award winners. Fourteen awards were given in three different award categories. One textbook was awarded a 2014 William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award (McGuffey), 11 textbooks were awarded 2014 Textbook Excellence Awards (Texty), and two textbooks were awarded 2014 Most Promising New Textbook Awards. [Read more…]