2024 PSANZ Awards: Educator of the Year

Do you know a speaker who has continued to reach out and achieve changes in practice amongst diverse groups over many years through their keynotes, workshops, consulting and one-to-one work?

Educators are core to the speaking industry - they are experts who play various speaking-related roles with diverse clients, cultures, and demographics. They have broad experience and can work equally well with top-level corporate groups and flax-roots, hands-on groups.

The Educator of the Year is a learner, teacher, designer, and deliverer of learning experiences of consistently high quality and originality. If you have someone in mind, consider nominating them for the Educator of the Year Award!


Who can applyFull Members, CSPs and Life Members. Awarded for outstanding services to educational activities.

Not sure which membership category you're in? Click here to find out.

Past winners must stand down for two years before re-applying.
Earnings thresholdA minimum of $50,000 from education/training-related income during the 12 months preceding the application closing date. Verified by a list of invoices or other evidence of earnings such as a statutory declaration or a letter of confirmation from an accountant.
JudgesTwo overseas judges who are CSPs or equivalent

What else will the judges want to know?

Professional speaking is focused on service and value. The Application Form will include a question about your commitment to your own professional development though PSANZ and related events, as well as your service to PSANZ and/or the wider speaking profession. Click here to find out what this could mean for you.

The Application Form sets out other information you need to provide, such as a Speaker Sheet, video footage, testimonials and so on.

Nominators: Click here to access the online Nomination Form.
Nominations close 31st May 2024. PSANZ does not accept self-nominations.

Need help? We run workshops on how to prepare a winning application! And you can always ask a fellow PSANZ member, or click here to email us.

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