The Professional Regulation Commission conferred the Outstanding Professional Librarian of the Year Award on Corazon M. Nera in 2000. The citation reads:

For organizing the FAPE library which became the premier library of educators in the country and training library for students and practicing librarians; for conceptualizing a library development program for Filipiniana materials, thereby enhancing the collection, utilization, and importance of Filipiniana materials in the academe; and for devoting the best years of her life in teaching and training the best of young librarians.

Thanks to Susima Gonzales and Lilia Echiverri for providing the photo and citation.