USA: Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Michigan; Minnesota; Missouri; Nebraska; North Dakota; Ohio; South Dakota; Wisconsin
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Award to a Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, or Wisconsin funding source member teacher for recognition of excellence in international studies education and mentorship to their students.
The award might be made to a faculty member who excels in any (or all) of the following areas (this is not exhaustive):
-Using innovative teaching methods
-Designing a creative new curriculum
-Exceptionally employing experiential learning (service learning, travel abroad, role playing, simulations, case studies, etc.)
-Demonstrating significant professional development over time in the areas of teaching/learning mentoring
-Sharing their insights on teaching/learning/mentoring with other professionals
-Serving as an outstanding mentor to undergraduate or graduate students
-Engaging students in their research or encouraging the students’ own original research
The recipient will be honored with a plaque at the annual meeting. A special roundtable or panel will spotlight his/her contributions to teaching and share his or her innovations with others.