The Gold Key is the most prestigious award conveyed by the Wyoming Education Association. It is presented for extraordinary service, which has contributed to the professional development of WEA and to the enhancement and advancement of education in the state of Wyoming.
To be considered for the award, the individual must be an active or retired member of the WEA and shall be sponsored by a local affiliate. The qualifications, the contributions, and the most appropriate and pertinent reasons why the individual is deserving of this award shall be emphasized in the nominating report.
The Gold Key is awarded only when a deserving candidate is nominated and selected. No more than one award shall be made in a given year.