The Adams State University Educators Hall of Fame recognizes prepared educators at any level who have made a significant contribution to the field of education.

Adams State has a strong history in preparing and contributing to the success of professionals in education. This award recognizes excellent educators in their fields of expertise and their demonstration of high moral character.

The Adams State University School of Education Annual Educators Hall of Fame celebration recognizes outstanding educators who have dedicated their careers and lives to education and improved the lives of others. The event showcases educators that have created opportunities for students to achieve academic and professional success.

Educators Hall of Fame Event

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Nomination deadline: December 15th

Last Years Inductees

  • Elementary Educators: Mildred Cogburn, Lloyd “Butch” Jones, Coral Sowards
  • Secondary Educators: John Fuller, Jose Garcia, Margie Garcia
  • Administrators: Otto Espinoza, Herman Gallegos, Steven Grasmick
  • Post Secondary Educators: Martin Jones, Ph.D., Wayne Melanson, Ph.D., Cloyde Snook, Elizabeth (Liz) Watts, Ph.D.

For more information, call the Adams State School of Education at 719-587-7776.