Mark Hasso Educator of the Year

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The Mark Hasso Educator of the Year Award emphasizes excellence in teaching. The award recognizes and celebrates a full-time educator for a commitment to program and construction management education, as well as for outstanding professional accomplishments. 


  • Nominees must be a full-time faculty member at a U.S.-regionally-accredited institution.  

  • Current members of the CMAA Board of Directors and CMCI Board of Governors are not eligible. 

  • No individual may receive the award more than once. 


Nominations should demonstrate: 

  • A teaching career demonstrating outstanding leadership, commitment, and collaborative efforts between practitioners and the education community. 

  • A record of going above and beyond the norm, taking their teaching of program and construction management to the highest levels of excellence. 

  • A record of educating those outside the academy on the importance of a program and construction management professional. 

  • Involvement with CMAA and carrying out of CMAA’s mission. 

Nomination Materials 

  • A 1,200-word narrative that describes how the educator meets the criteria listed above. Be specific. Include a summary of how the nominee engages with the profession. 

  • Three letters of support: 

  • One from the nominator submitting and supporting the nomination 

  • One a from CMAA member in good standing with knowledge of the nominee 

  • One from a current student or recent graduate. 

Nominations Process  

Nominations may be submitted by any CMAA member in good standing.  The nominating individual may be representing a group, i.e. CMAA Chapter, but only one nominating individual may be listed.  Nominations must be submitted through the CMAA Individual Awards Portal and may be revised or updated up until 11:59 p.m.  (EDT) on the award submission deadline.  Incomplete submissions, or those not following the submission instructions cannot be included for consideration.  

Selection Process  

The Selection Committee consists of members of CMAA’s Executive Committee. The Executive Committee may review the nominations with the Associated Schools of Construction. Upon selection, CMAA will notify the recipient of the award and they will be recognized at CMAA’s fall conference.  

Submit Your Nomination