ICTA Awards

Every year, the Illinois Communication and Theatre Association recognizes excellence in communication and theatre across secondary and higher education. Teachers and students that demonstrate excellence in the fields of communication and theatre are recognized for their tireless efforts. For a description of each award, as well as a comprehensive list of past winners, click on the name of the award below. If you believe a colleague is deserving of an award, please click on the appropriate link below to fill out the online form. 

IHSA Award

ICTA is happy to support this award given by the Illinois High School Association to educators who have contributed to the success of the IHSA. Many ICTA members are among the recipients of this award.  

John M. Hires Distinguished Service Award

Illinois Communication and Theatre Association

C/O Edward Schwarz

Prairie State College

202 S. Halsted St.

Chicago Heights, IL 60411


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