2011 NCSS Awards and Grants Call for Applications & Nominations!
NCSS annually honors the outstanding performance of social studies teachers, researchers, and other worthy individuals or programs to encourage unique and innovative social studies instruction. Grant and award winners receive a commemorative gift, cash prizes (depending on the award/grant), recognition at the NCSS annual conference, a chance to present their work during a conference session, and publicity.
A complete listing of this year's NCSS recognition programs along with award and grant guidelines, deadlines, and criteria information are available at http://www.socialstudies.org/awards
2011 NCSS Awards and Grants
Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year
Christa McAuliffe Reach for the Stars
Defense of Academic Freedom
Exemplary Research in Social Studies
Award for Global Understanding given in honor of James M. Becker
Grant for the Enhancement of Geographic Literacy
FASSE-IA International Understanding Grants
Jean Dresden Grambs Distinguished Career Research in Social Studies Award
Larry Metcalf Exemplary Dissertation Award
Outstanding Service Award
NCSS Social Studies Programs of Excellence Award