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The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards

Each year, The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards will solicit nominations from the general public and notable public figures, providing the opportunity to submit stories about teachers and professors who made a significant difference in their lives.

Nominations must be made by alumni (former students).

On March 22, Stephen Sondheim's birthday, a select number of these teachers will each receive The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award - $10,000 in appreciation for their contributions to the field of teaching. Awardees will also be showcased, along with the people they inspired, on The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards web site.

More information HERE.

Posted on August 1, 2016 and filed under Spring.

Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching

The Cherry Award program is designed to honor great teachers, to stimulate discussion in the academy about the value of teaching, and to encourage departments and institutions to value their own great teachers. The recipient of the Cherry Award will receive a prize of $250,000 and will teach in residence at Baylor University during the 2015 fall or 2016 spring semester; travel expenses and a furnished apartment will be provided. To further Baylor University's commitment to great teaching, the award recipient's home department will receive $25,000. The Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching honors outstanding professors in the English-speaking world who are distinguished for their ability to communicate as classroom teachers. Individuals nominated for the award should have a proven record as an extraordinary teacher with a positive, inspiring, and long-lasting effect on students, along with a record of distinguished scholarship.

More information HERE.

 

Posted on June 13, 2016 and filed under Fall.

Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation Piper Professor Program

Ten awards of $5,000 each are made annually to professors for superior teaching at the college level. Selection is made on the basis of nominations submitted by each college or university in the State of Texas. Begun in 1958, with eight awards, the roster of Piper Professors includes outstanding professors from two and four-year colleges and universities, public and private.

Participation & Eligibility: Participation is by invitation only. To be eligible, candidates must be nominated through college/university President's Office. Guidelines regarding the number of nominations an institution may make, as well as eligibility based on full-time equivalent student body enrollment are outlined in the letter of invitation sent to the President. Candidates who have been nominated by their college or university, may obtain the Piper Professor Award form from the download instructions page.

 

More information HERE.

Posted on June 13, 2016 and filed under Fall.