Awarding Excellence In The Classroom

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The Teacher of the Year Award annually gives $6,000 ($3,000 for school use under the teacher's supervision for educational purposes and $3,000 for personal use by the teacher) to a K-12 teacher within the United States who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of geoscience education.

Your application should include material taught during the academic year ending the previous Spring or Summer semester.


REQUIREMENTS & GUIDELINES

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Awards are announced approximately two months after application deadline.

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Applications accepted October 1, 2021 to January 16, 2022

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IMAGE 2021 | Denver, Colorado and Online

Summary

Sabrina receives AAPG Foundation's Teacher of the Year Award at the IMAGE event on September 27, 2021.

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