NAGT Award Winners Announced

published Sep 21, 2012 1:48pm

The 2012 Winners for NAGT's Awards Programs have been announced. Be sure to follow the links to the program pages to learn more about these great educators. Congratulations to all those recognized for their dedication to geoscience education!

Neil Miner Award (

  • Stephen Marshak, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

James Shea Award (

  • Bill McKibbin,

Dorothy Stout Professional Development Grants (

  • Cari Gomes, Palomar Community College
  • James Johnson, Children's Center for Treatment and Education
  • Cassandra Strickland, Columbia Basin College
Outstanding Earth Science Teacher Award (
  • Central Section: No award in 2012
  • Eastern Section: Dr. Edward Cohen
  • Far Western Section: No award in 2012
  • Midcontinent Section: No award in 2012
  • New England Section: Ray Pavlik
  • North Central Section: No award in 2012
  • Pacific Northwest Section: Marie Carver
  • Southeastern Section: Kevin McMahon
  • Southwest Section: No award in 2012
  • Texas Section: No award in 2012

Outstanding TA Award (

  • Kelly Ferguson, California State University - Fullerton
  • David Hahn, Clemson University
  • Chelsea Mack, Western Washington University
  • Benjamin Sanderfoot, University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh