Excellence in JEDI Award


April 15

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The National Association of Geoscience Teachers community is committed to the promotion of justice, equity, diversity, and/or inclusion (JEDI) in the geoscience education community. To honor colleagues who have made significant contributions to these areas, each year the NAGT DEI committee recognizes an individual or group with the JEDI award. The JEDI award recognizes this person or group for their outstanding contribution(s) that may include, but are not limited to, developing both formal and informal activities that promote JEDI in the geosciences, exemplary mentorship of the next generation of diverse geoscientists and geoscience educators, influential communications that promote discussion and actions in support of JEDI, or relevant scholarly contributions.

Nomination Process:
NAGT members may nominate themselves or other NAGT members. Nominations for this award will be accepted through an online submission form. Awardees will be selected each year by the NAGT-DEI Committee. Support may be available to attend the meeting. Nominations for these awards will be kept under consideration for 3 years in the event that multiple people are nominated. Nomination packet should include: CV or resume At least one letter from a current member of NAGT (self-nominations welcomed) 2-4 additional letters from people familiar with the member's JEDI activities. Letters should describe specific activities that demonstrate how the nominee has met the goals of the award

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