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National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition


Excellence in Teaching First-Year Seminars Award

The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience, along with Penguin Random House Publishing, will award the Excellence in Teaching First-Year Seminars Award to one exceptional teacher at the Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience. The 2019 nomination submission window has closed.

Award recipients will have achieved great success in teaching first-year seminars and continue to inspire student learning, development, and success.

 

What the Recipients Will Receive

  • Excellence in Teaching First-Year Seminars plaque
  • Cash award of $1,000
  • Travel expenses to attend the Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience (up to $750)

 

How We Select Recipients

The selection committee (not to include any representatives from the National Resource Center or sponsor) will include a national panel composed of members and former members of the National Advisory Board of the National Resource Center, past Excellence in Teaching award recipients, and other leaders in American higher education.