Nominations for SCRA - Outstanding Educator Award - Feb 15 Deadline. Send Nominations to: email@example.com
Outstanding Educator Award
Sponsored by SCRA Council of Education Programs (CEP)
Nomination Deadline: February 15, 2012
Send Nominations to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The purpose of the Outstanding Educator Award is to recognize an SCRA member who has made exemplary and innovative contributions to the education of students about community psychology and community research and action. This award will be made annually.
Specific criteria for the award includes two or more of the following: (1) Promotion of innovative strategies in education that integrate community psychology theory and action; (2) significant contributions to the structure and process of education in community psychology, research, and action (3) consistent, high quality teaching and mentorship contributing to the professional development of students and/or recent graduates involved in community research and action; and (4) contribution to fostering a positive climate that supports undergraduate and graduate students in their setting. Collaborative work with students, activities, publications, and curricula relevant to the criteria indicated above, should be highlighted.
Procedure and Decision Making Process
Both self-nominations and nominations by students or colleagues will be accepted. Those submitting nominations should send: 1) A nomination letter (no more than 3 pages long) summarizing the innovative educational strategies promoted by the nominee, and how they contribute to the education of community psychologists and the development of the field of community research and action (and speak to the criteria listed above); 2) One letter of reference (2 letters if the nomination is a self-nomination); 3) Course evaluations or other types of evaluations from students/recent grads; and 4) A curriculum vitae of the nominee.