Initial Publication Date: December 12, 2013

Information for OEST Section Winners

Congratulations on your selection as "Outstanding Earth Science Teacher" for your Section of NAGT. As a winner for your Section, you will receive:

  • From the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT):
  • From the Geological Society of America (GSA):
    • Up to $700 reimbursement in travel funds to attend a GSA Annual or Section Meeting OR a $700 cash award (which will also be reported on a 1099 for tax purposes)
    • A 3-year K-12 Teacher membership in GSA
    • A 3-year membership in GSA's Geoscience Education Division
  • From the American Geosciences Institute (AGI):
  • From the American Geophysical Union (AGU):
    • A 1-year membership and subscription to Eos
  • From the National Earth Science Teachers Association (NESTA):
    • A two-year membership and subscription to The Earth Scientist
  • From the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS):
    • Choice of Tapestry of Time and Terrain or This Dynamic Planet map

In most cases, you should expect to receive these perks over the months following the announcement of the award winners. But in the case of the monetary award from the Geological Society of America, you will need to request these funds directly from GSA.

GSA Contact:

Darlene Williams
Governance and Awards Manager
The Geological Society of America
P.O. Box 9140
Boulder, CO 80301-9140
Phone: (303) 357-1060

OEST State/Province and Section winners are encouraged to take an active role in NAGT, NESTA, and all other organizations that support the OEST Award Program.