The ATA School Outreach Contest recognizes those who effectively engage with their audience and provide a photo capturing the experience.

Here's how to enter:

  1. You must be a member of ATA or an ATA-affiliated organization to enter.
  2. Prepare your School Outreach presentation with ready-made materials and speaking tips.
  3. Complete your presentation—in person or virtually—between August 1, 2021 and July 22, 2022.
  4. Capture your presentation with a photo. For tips on getting a winning shot, see the Photo Guidelines.
  5. Submit your entry and photo by July 22, 2022. You may submit multiple entries.


Contact School Outreach Program Coordinator Meghan Konkol or

See How It's Done

Learn how to give a presentation and get tips for capturing a winning photo with this free ATA Webinar.

School Outreach for a Virtual Classroom

Here's a sample presentation for students, teachers, and parents to learn about careers in translation and interpreting.

Contest Winner Profile

Speaking to the next generation has so many benefits. This video illustrates a few.

Listen to the School Outreach Experience

Hear how members are sharing their careers in classrooms around the world and get some tips on winning a free registration to ATA's Annual Conference.