The Dale R. Larsen Teacher of Achievement Award is given by York College annually to a full-time tenured faculty member who has made outstanding contributions to York College. They are nominated by other faculty members and are considered on the basis of the following criteria:
Excellence of teaching
Membership and participation in learned or professional societies
Service to the institution, length of service, committees, etc.
Attitude toward work at York College
Dedication to York College as demonstrated in activities outside the classroom