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Richard C. Evans Distinguished Mathematics Educator Award

Award to a New Hampshire Teacher to Honor
Excellence in Mathematics Education

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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New Hampshire Teachers of Mathematics (NHTM)

Deadline Date:

12/15/18 Deadline for Nominations; 01/15/19 Deadline for Nomination Packets


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Award of $500 and additional benefits to a New Hampshire teacher to recognize outstanding mathematics education at any grade level. The purpose of this award is to highlight innovation and creativity in teaching math disciplines to all students.

The recipient will:
- 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.

Expectations of Evans Award Recipient:

The 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.

The recipient will be invited to present at the spring conference following the year in which they receive the award.

The recipient will be invited to contribute articles for the quarterly newsletter, Mathesis.

The recipient will be encouraged to develop professional development opportunities for mathematics educators with the support of NHTM.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 176141

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Estimated Size of Grant:

Recipient will receive $500 which may be used at the discretion of the recipient, a plaque, and one full year membership to the NHTM for free.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

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 to 16).

Pre-Application Information:

The completed Nomination Form is due by December 15, 2018. Completed Nomination Packets are due no later than January 15, 2019.

The award is presented annually at the spring conference.

Contact Information:

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

Completed nomination forms and any questions should be sent to:
Lesley Fallu, NHTM Secondary Representative

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New Hampshire