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Elizabeth W. Jones Award for Excellence in Education Nomination

Recognizes an individual or group that has had significant, sustained impact on genetics education at any level, from K-12 through graduate school and beyond.
Honors those who have promoted greater exposure to and deeper understanding of genetics through:
*distinguished teaching or mentoring
*development of innovative pedagogical approaches or tools
*design of new courses or curricula
*national leadership, and/or 
*public engagement and outreach.

Current GSA members will be given priority for this award. To check membership status, please see the membership search page.

Current GSA Education Committee members are not eligible to serve as primary or secondary nominators.

Before submitting your nominations please review the list of previous recipients. Previous recipients may not be nominated for the same award.

Nominees will be considered for three years without the need to update information.

To avoid the appearance of a conflict of interest, individuals should refrain from nominating close family members, including spouses.

Nominations are due by: Due to the impacts of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, we’ve received requests to extend the nominations by two weeks. The new nomination deadline is 11:59 pm, October 3, 2017 (US EDT)

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Candidate's Information

Nominator's Information

Secondary Nominator's Information

Please enter the name of a secondary nominator, who will be contacted to provide a letter of support for the candidate you have listed above. Please note that while an individual needs to be designated as a secondary nominator, the letter of support may be signed by multiple people.

Reason for Nominating

Please detail your reasons for nominating this individual. If your candidate does not fit with the award criteria, please consider nominating him/her for a different GSA Award!
The candidate has promoted greater exposure to and deeper understanding of genetics through: (choose all that apply)
Please describe how influential this candidate's contributions have been to genetics education or general STEM education, indicating how his or her impact on education has been sustained as well as significant (500 words or less):
If this candidate was part of a team that deserves to be recognized, please list the name(s) of the other contributor(s) below:
Please review the contents of this form for completeness and accuracy before submitting it to the GSA Administrative Office.

Thank you for your nomination.