Award for Commitment to Outstanding Physics Education
The American Physical Society (APS) will present the Excellence in Physics Education Award to an individual or team that has exhibited sustained commitment to outstanding physics education. Nominees may be considered for accomplishments such as outreach programs, a specific program or project having major ongoing influence on physics education at the national level, outstanding teacher enhancement or teacher preparation programs over multiple years, or long-time professional service related to physics education with demonstrated positive impact. Nominations of women and members of underrepresented minority groups are especially encouraged. The winner of the award will receive $5,000, a certificate citing the achievements of the group or individual, and an allowance for travel expenses to the APS April 2019 meeting where the award will be presented. Interested applicants will find this award listed on GetEdFunding, a free database sponsored by CDW•G of thousands of funding opportunities for educators.
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The Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB) at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is dedicated to transformative research and technology in life sciences using team-based strategies to tackle grand societal challenges. One of IGB’s programs is the Art of Science, a celebration of common ground between science and art.