Excellence in Teaching Awards

Teacher of the Year (K-12)

The Teacher of the Year award, given by the American Association for Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Foundation, is annually granted to a K-12 teacher within the United States who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of geoscience education.

The TOTY winner receives a $6,000 award which will be presented to the individual at the AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE).

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Inspirational Geoscience Educator Award (formerly the Professional Award)

The Inspirational Geoscience Educator Award, given by the American Association for Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Foundation, is granted annually to a college or university professor who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of geoscience education.

The final winner will receive a $6,000 award which will be presented to the individual at the AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE) Chairman’s Reception.

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