Soil Science Education and Extension Award


 

The Soil Science Education Award recognizes the educational achievements in soil science. Soil scientists making outstanding educational contributions through activities such as resident, extension, or industrial education are eligible for nomination. Contributions on which the nomination is based will have been made within the past 10 years. The award consists of a certificate, a complimentary ticket to the award ceremony, and $1,000.

Evaluation:

  1. Innovative or unique approaches that encourage learning
  2. Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly
  3. Ability to motivate change in the audience
  4. Recognition of accomplishments by peers or students

Nominations Opened: Feb 1, 2017 - 8:00 AM CST
Nominations initiated by: Mar 29, 2017 - 4:00 PM CDT
3 Reference Letters and Final Nomination submission by: Apr 5, 2017 - 4:00 PM CDT


Eligibility

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Nominator

  1. Nominators are required to be SSSA members.
  2. Members of this SSSA Awards Committee, the SSSA Board of Directors, and also the ASA Executive Committee are not eligible to be a nominator for this award.

Nominee

  1. Members of this SSSA Awards Committee, the SSSA Board of Directors, and also the ASA Executive Committee are not eligible to be a nominee for this award.
  2. Former recipients of this Award are not eligible.
  3. Nominees must be living at the time of their nomination.
  4. Nominees are to be soil scientists, but membership in SSSA is not a requirement.
  5. Contributions on which nominations for the awards are based will have been made within the past 10 years.

Reference

  1. Members of this SSSA Awards Committee, the SSSA Board of Directors, and also the ASA Executive Committee are not eligible to be a reference for this award.

Qualifications

Nominator

  1. Current Position Title

Nominee

  1. Current Position Title
  2. Degrees Received
  3. Professional Positions Held
    (Character Limit, including spaces: 2000)
  4. Contributions - Teaching
    List teaching contributions. (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000)
  5. Service and Extension-type Contributions
    List service and extension-type contributions (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000)
  6. Membership
    List membership in professional, honorary, and academic societies. (Character Limit, including spaces: 1500)
  7. Honors and Awards
    List honors and awards received (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000)
  8. Contributions and Service to the Profession
    Describe the nominee's professional contributions (other than publications) and service to the profession on which the nomination is based and specific to the Soil Science Education Award. (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000)
  9. Service to the Society
    List service to the Society. Include national, regional, and state activities, i.e., appointed positions, elected position, other service. (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000)
  10. Professional Contributions Listing
    Identify and briefly list the nominee's technical and nontechnical publications, patents, and efforts to develop or improve programs, practices, and products. List up to 12 of the most significant professional contributions of the nominee. Contributions on which the nomination is based will have been made within the past 10 years. (Character Limit, including spaces: 4500)
  11. Evaluation
    In this section, summarize the primary achievements and evaluate the nominee's comprehensive skills, competencies, and qualifications for this award. Give the nominees impact in one or more of the evaluation criteria in the award description. Contributions on which the nomination is based will have been made within the past 10 years. (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000)

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