black background with gold lettering 2023 Dr Dan Award

Are you acquainted with a remarkable individual serving as a board member, administrator, educator, school attorney, or community member who deserves recognition through a state award? If your answer is yes, consider nominating them for the ASBA's prestigious Dr. Daniel L. Pilkinton Award. By doing so, you can express your gratitude for their exceptional contributions.

The "Dr. Dan Award" acknowledges exemplary dedication to public education and will be bestowed during the Awards Ceremony at the 2023 ASBA Annual Conference on Thursday, December 7, 2023.  

Click here for criteria and nomination form. Please complete a separate form for each nominee. Nominations must be received no later than October 16, 2023.  

Completed forms may be faxed to 501.375.2454, emailed to, or mailed to ASBA Award Committee, P.O. Box 165460, Little Rock, AR 72216-5460. 

Questions:  Contact Angela Ellis at