Awards

Every year at its annual conference, PACIE recognizes outstanding achievements of individuals and institutions working to advance international education across the commonwealth. To submit a nomination for an upcoming conference, visit the Conference page.

The W. LaMarr Kopp Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania who has demonstrated longstanding excellence, commitment, and leadership in the field of international education.

W. LaMarr Kopp Lifetime Achievement


David Portlock Award for Outstanding International Educator

The David Portlock Award for Outstanding International Educator recognizes international educators in mid-career who have exhibited evidence of on-going mentoring of colleagues in the field, exemplary leadership in international education on their campuses, and consistent contribution to the field as seen in presentations, papers, publications or other academic enterprises.


Bringing the World to Pennsylvania: K-16 Collaboration Award

The Bringing the World to Pennsylvania: K-16 Collaboration Award gives support and visibility to international/multi-cultural collaborative projects between K-12 and higher education institutions in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The recognition of such programs is intended to encourage educators and administrators to offer similar programs in their own school districts and communities, to build partnerships among educational institutions and to demonstrate to state officials the energy and creativity that is available to further the international interests of the state.