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January 01, 2002 3 min read
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Following are application deadlines for awards, honors, and contests available to teachers. Asterisks (*) denote new entries.

January 18 HALL OF FAME The National Teachers Hall of Fame requests nominations for its 2002 induction. Active or retired, certified preK-12 teachers with at least 20 years of full-time classroom experience are eligible. Five teachers are selected to be represented in the Hall of Fame Gallery and receive an expenses-paid trip to induction activities in Washington, D.C., and Emporia, Kan. Contact: Cora Hedstrom, National Teachers Hall of Fame, 1320 C of E Dr., Emporia, KS 66801; (620) 341-5660; fax (620) 341-5912; e-mail hallfame@emporia.edu; www.nthf.org.

*February 1 BIOLOGY Prentice Hall, a textbook publisher, and the National Association of Biology Teachers invite biology teachers of grades 7-12 to apply for the Outstanding Biology Teacher Award. Candidates must have at least three years of experience teaching in public, private, or parochial schools. Teachers can nominate themselves or their colleagues. Winners, selected from each of the 50 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, Canada, and overseas territories, are honored during the NABT National Convention. They also receive lab equipment, a certificate, and a yearlong NABT membership. Contact: Louise Pittack, Awards Manager, National Association of Biology Teachers, 12030 Sunrise Valley Dr., Suite 110, Reston, VA 20191-3409; (703) 264-9696 or (800) 406-0775; e-mail lpittack@nabt.org; www.nabt.org.

*February 1 LIBRARY ADMINISTRATION The American Association of School Librarians and SIRS Publishing Inc. offer the $2,000 Distinguished School Administrator’s Award to a school administrator who has developed an exemplary school library media program and improved the library media center as an educational facility. Candidates must be nominated by AASL members. Contact: AASL/SIRS Distinguished School Administrator’s Award, AASL, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611-2795; (800) 545- 2433, ext. 4383; www.ala.org/aasl/awards.html.

*February 1 TEACHER OF THE YEAR The American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences/Elementary, Secondary and Adult Education Section, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, and the Teacher of the Year Fund sponsor the Teacher of the Year Award. Candidates must be full-time K-12 teachers of family and consumer sciences and have been members of the AAFCS for the past three years. The winner receives $1,000 and up to $500 to cover travel expenses to the AAFCS annual meeting in June. For more information, contact: Charlotte Island, Coordinator, Development and Awards, AAFCS, 1555 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2752; (703) 706-4600; fax (703) 706-4663; e-mail staff@aafcs.org; www.aafcs.org.

*February 1 TEACHING EXCELLENCE TIME for Kids magazine and Chevy Malibu announce the second annual Teaching Excellence Awards program to honor extraordinary teachers who demonstrate quality and innovation in their instruction. K-12 teachers may nominate themselves or a colleague. One grand-prize winner receives a 2002 Chevy Malibu and $2,000 for classroom use. Other prizes include $1,000 and TIME for Kids classroom subscriptions. For more information, contact Chevy Malibu Teaching Excellence Awards, TIME for Kids, P.O. Box 5175; 1271 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10185-5175; (800) 777-8600; www.timeforkids.com/teachers.&nbs p;

*February 15 ENVIRONMENT The National Association for Humane and Environmental Education accepts nominations for the National KIND Teacher. The award honors an outstanding K-6 teacher who has consistently included topics advocated by the association in his or her curriculum. The winner receives an award plaque and a free yearlong subscription to KIND News for every classroom in his or her school. For more information, contact: Lisa Cushing, NAHEE, P.O. Box 362, East Haddam, CT 06423- 0362; (860) 434-8666; e-mail nahee@nahee.org; www.nahee.org.

—Sarah Wassner

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