We are thrilled to share that PAESTA Past President Kathy Tait (middle school teacher at J.R. Masterman School in Philadelphia) has been recognized by the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) Eastern Section with their Outstanding Earth Science Teacher Award (OEST) for the state of Pennsylvania and for the entire Eastern section.
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is accepting applications for the Edward C. Roy, Jr. Award for Excellence in Earth Science Teaching.
Given annually, this award is presented to one teacher of grades K-8 in the United States or Key Stages 1-3 in the United Kingdom each year. The award recognizes leadership and innovation in Earth science education.
Entry deadline is Jan. 15, 2017
The following announcement is from AAPG (American Association of Petroleum Geologists). If you have any questions, please visit their website (link is external) and contact them.
Deadline: January 15, 2016
Applications and nominations are being accepted for the 2016 Teacher of the Year (TOTY) Award. The TOTY award, given by the American Association for Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Foundation, will once again be granted to a K-12 teacher within the United States who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of geoscience education.
Deadline: January 20, 2016
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is accepting applications for the Edward C. Roy Award for Excellence in Earth Science Teaching. Given annually, this award is presented to one full-time K-8 teacher in the U.S. or U.K. whose excellence and innovation in the classroom elevates students' understanding of the Earth and its many processes.
From David Bauman, PDE -- Nominations for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science is now open for K - 6 teachers. You can nominate someone you know who is a great teacher, or nominate yourself. This is the nation's highest honor for teachers of mathematics and science (including computer science). Awardees serve as models for their colleagues, inspiration to their communities, and leaders in the improvement of mathematics and science education. Winners will win $10,000 and a trip to the White House.
The Pennsylvania Geographical Society (PGS) Awards Committee is soliciting nominations and self-nominations for the following 2015 award:
Teacher Recognition Award. Given to K-12 teachers who are effective at teaching Geography, Earth Science, Environmental Science or other courses such as Social Studies where a significant geographic component is present. More than one award is given each year, and recipients need not be members of PGS.
Nominations or self-nominations should be sent to: