Please be aware of the following awards being offered by NAGT. NAGT is  
actively seeking nominations:


If you would like to make a nomination and need additional time,  
please contact NAGT before the deadline. Extensions to nomination  
deadlines can be made on a case-by-case basis. Do not contact me about  
awards in general, please!

1. Outstanding Earth Science Teacher Program: See website for section  
deadlines and contacts.

2. Neil Miner Awards: Each year, the NAGT presents the Neil Miner  
Award to an individual for exceptional contributions to the  
stimulation of interest in the earth sciences. DUE APRIL 1

3. James Shea Award. Each year, the National Association of Geoscience  
Teachers presents the James H. Shea Award to an individual for  
exceptional contributions in the form of writing and/or editing of  
Earth Science materials (broadly construed) that are of interest to  
the general public and/or teachers of Earth Science.  DUE APRIL 1

4. Robert Christman Award. The Robert Christman Distinguished Service  
Award was established by the Executive Committee in April, 2008 to  
recognize individuals who have provided long, distinguished service to  
the Association at the national and/or section level. DUE APRIL 1

5. Dorothy LaLonde Stout Professional Development Grants. In honor of  
Dottie Stout's outstanding work and lifelong dedication to Earth  
Science Education, NAGT awards grants supporting Earth Science  
faculty, teachers and students. DUE APRIL 15

6. Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. Up to 30 awards are given to  
outstanding teaching assistants, half to undergraduate TAs and half to  
graduate TAs. DUE JUNE 15

7. Scholarships for Field Study. These awards are available for  
students attending field-based courses at any time of year. The intent  
of the awards is to support students' participation in intensive field  
courses in any aspects of geoscience. DUE FEB 16 (bookmark for next  

Take care

Julie Libarkin
Associate Professor, Director - Geocognition Research Lab
Michigan State University
206 Natural Science
East Lansing, MI 48824

Affiliations: Department of Geological Sciences, Division of Science  
and Mathematics Education, Cognitive Science Program, Center for  
Research on College Science Teaching and Learning

Phone: 517-355-8369
Editor for Production, Journal of Geoscience Education