Once a year, the ANCA-WR Education Committee honors educators who have creatively taught the Armenian Genocide within their school communities, across different courses such as social science, English language arts, music, art, theater, and film. The 2022 Armenian Genocide Virtual Awards Ceremony will be held on April 9, 2022. Details about the event will be listed here.
Since 2017, the ANCA-WR Education Committee has honored 41 educators who have creatively taught the Armenian Genocide within their school communities, across different courses such as social science, English language arts, music, art, theater, and film. The committee has also awarded the Armenian Genocide Education Legacy Award to educators who have dedicated a lifetime of efforts to educate and provide resources for their students and other educators about the Armenian Genocide and its lasting legacy for humanity. Previous awardees are the late Zaruhi “Sara” Chitjian (2017), Dr. Kay Mouradian (2018), Dr. Rubina Peroomian (2019), and Dr. Richard Hovhannisian (2020).
The ANCA Western Region- Education Committee is currently seeking nominations for educators who have creatively taught and/or supported Armenian Genocide education in classrooms or educational spaces. Nominations are not limited to classroom teachers or Social Studies/History disciplines and are not limited to grade level.
Your nomination is an opportunity to have an educator/administrator from a public K-12 school or higher education institution recognized for their efforts to integrate, engage and build a closer understanding of the Armenian Genocide and its long-term importance.
Please complete the nomination application below. (Self-nominations are welcome.)
The deadline to submit all nominations is February 10, 2022.
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any specific questions about the application process.