2017 National Association of Geoscience Teachers' Outstanding Earth Science Teacher Award
Sponsored by the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT), the Outstanding Earth Science Teacher (OEST) Awards are for "exceptional contributions to the stimulation of interest in the Earth Sciences at the pre-college level." Any teacher or other K-12 educator who covers a significant amount of earth science content with their students is eligible.Ten national finalists are selected, one from each NAGT regional section (MN is in the Central Section), and many state winners are recognized too. Individuals may apply themselves or nominate a colleague for the award.
Help recognize outstanding Minnesota earth science teachers!
Nominate an outstanding teacher online at:
Read bios of inspirational OEST winners including Minnesota's
very own 2016 State Winner, Jody Bergeson, 5th grade math and
science teacher, Twin Bluff Middle School, Red Wing, Minnesota:
If you have questions or need additional information, contact Susan Wolf
at SusanWolf@Augustana.edu. The deadline for 2017 OEST applications is May 1st.