NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2017 TEACHING AWARD ARE CLOSED.
Excellence in Teaching Award
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
– Albert Einstein
The Excellence in Teaching Award honors a high school, college or postgraduate teacher’s dedication and commitment to their students and their field. Educators in all areas of photographic teaching are eligible, including fine art, documentary, history and criticism. The Award Winner receives a $4,000 grant in honor of his or her exemplary teaching skills and techniques. Each educator is nominated by his or her student(s).
We established the Excellence in Teaching Award in 1998 to recognize great teaching and its exceptional contribution to photographers’ artistic and personal development. The award recognizes teachers who demonstrate a genuine passion for teaching, an ability to excite students to learn, a respect for students as individuals, and an enduring artistic curiosity.
// Educators need to have a genuine passion for teaching
// An ability to excite students to learn
// A respect for students as individuals
// An enduring artistic curiosity
Nominations and Selections
Students are invited to nominate educators by submitting an email to firstname.lastname@example.org limited to three paragraphs describing why their teacher deserves this award and the teacher’s current educational institution. A selection committee chooses the recipient based on the founding criteria.
2016 AWARD WINNER
2016 HONORABLE MENTION