Hello fellow geographers,

If you know of anyone who you think should be nominated for this award, please let me know, and as a member of NCGE I can nominate them.

This is a great honor, and it would be great to have someone from New Hampshire represente

K-12 Distinguished Teaching Award

The K-12 Distinguished Teaching Award is designed to recognize and support excellence in geography teaching among elementary, middle, and high school teachers. NCGE proudly honors teachers who have displayed continued dedication to geographic education.

K-12 Distinguished Teaching Award recipients will receive recognition within the geographic education community and a plaque at the National Conference on Geography Education in San Marcos, TX in October 2012.

Nominators must be NCGE members, but any K-12 teacher may be nominated for this award. Applications are reviewed by an NCGE task force and evaluated for teaching skills, leadership, professional development accomplishments, involvement in student activities, and development of innovative teaching materials and strategies. See the award flyer and documentation requirements for further details.

Complete nominee materials must be submitted to awards@ncge.org no later than March 19, 2012.

DTA K-12 Application Requirements

Letters of support must be sent electronically but may be sent separately. See application requirements for more details.


Lara Bryant

Department of Geography

New Hampshire Geographic Alliance

Keene State College

229 Main Street

Keene, NH 03435-2001




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