Richard C. Evans Distinguished Mathematics Educator Award

Award to a New Hampshire Teacher for Extraordinary
Work in Teaching Mathematics to Students in Pre-K-16

GrantWatch ID#: 176141
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New Hampshire Teachers of Mathematics (NHTM)


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Award to a New Hampshire teacher for outstanding teaching in the subject of math. The purpose of this award will be to focus on those who demonstrate innovation and creativity in teaching math to their students. The award is open to teachers at all academic levels, Pre-K-16, who have at least five years of math teaching experience. The recipient of this award will represent Dr. Evans' philosophy, passion, and knowledge of mathematics education.

In addition the cash prize:

- Recipient will receive a plaque.
- Recipient will receive one full year membership to NHTM for free.
- Recipient will become an honorary board member for one year beginning in May of the year in which the award is received. As an honorary board member recipient will not have voting rights but will be invited to attend the quarterly board meetings to help design and implement activities for the general membership.
- Recipient will be invited to present at the spring conference following the year in which they receive the award.
- Recipient will be invited to contribute articles for the quarterly newsletter, Mathesis.
- Recipient will be encouraged to develop professional development opportunities for mathematics educators with the support of NHTM.



The recipient will:

- Be an experienced teacher or someone who works actively with teachers or students with 5 or more years’ experience teaching mathematics at any level (Pre-K-16).

- Be enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and passionate as a person, teacher, and leader reflecting the character traits as demonstrated by Dr. Evans.

- Demonstrate thinking and reasoning abilities that use models to make mathematics meaningful to students.

- Portray a dedication and organized focus for his/her teaching inside and outside the classroom.

- Actively demonstrate an unsurpassed passion for mathematical process to include problem-solving, reasoning, proof, communication, connections and representations.

- Apply knowledge of standards- and researched-based instructional and assessment strategies in his/her classroom with a true commitment that all children can learn mathematics

- Offer collegiality to fellow mathematics educators through sharing of information, serving as a mentor, offering professional development support, engaging in professional learning communities, serving on school, district or state professional groups, or through other opportunities to enhance the culture and climate of an educational community.

- Be involved with the mathematics educational community through membership and participation in district, regional, state, or national mathematics organizations. His/her involvement has led to significant impact on the mathematics education of students, fellow teachers, administration, parents, or other community members.

Completed Nomination Packets are due no later than January 15, 2017.

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Send nomination forms to:

Michelle Fox, NHTM Secondary Representative
Groveton High School
65 State Street
Groveton, NH 03582

Or emailed to or

Phone: 603-586-7199

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