Applicant Submission Dates


Key Dates For Applicants

Important Dates

Applicant Submission Dates

Cycle Level Eligibility
Certification
Cut-off Dates
Application Due Date
1 Award and Higher Level Achievement
Levels Only
September 2, 2016

September 1, 2017

October 7, 2016

October 6, 2017

2 Progress,
Commitment, Engagement, Pioneer
October 14, 2016

October 13, 2017

 November 18, 2016

November 17, 2017

3 *Progress,
Commitment, Engagement, Pioneer
December 2, 2016

December 1, 2017

December 30, 2016

December 29, 2017

4 Progress,
Commitment, Engagement, Pioneer
January 20, 2017

January 19, 2018

February 17, 2017

February 16, 2018

5 Progress,
Commitment, Engagement, Pioneer
February 24, 2017

February 23, 2018

March 24, 2017

March 23, 2018

*Progress Applications may receive a shortened site visit on cycle 3.

Cycle 2, 4, and 5 do not have site visits.

Site Visit Schedules

Cycle 1 – Award Level and Highest Achievement Level Only

Cycle

Sector Dates
Cycle 1 Education
(K-12 only)*
January 23-27, 2017

January 22-26, 2018

 Cycle 1 Healthcare* January 23-27, 2017

January 29 – February 2, 2018

Cycle 1 Small
Organizations, Service,
Public Sector, Manufacturing,
Education (Higher Ed
only)*
January 23-27, 2017

January 22-26, 2018

Cycle  3

(Site Visit Progress)

Progress All Sectors* March 6-9, 2017

March 12-15-2018

*Applicants pay for reimbursable expenses for site visit team (hotel, meals, and travel).

Judges/Board Review Dates

Judges Meeting
(Award Level Only)
April 7, 2017

(one day)

TAPE
Award Winner(s) Notification by Board (Award Level only)
April 20, 2017

(one-day)

TAPE Award
Winner(s) Press Release,(Award,Level only)
April 27, 2017