Recipients of the Distinguished Educator Award will receive a $500 cash award and a plaque from SWST. The recipient will be honored at the annual SWST International Conference. The recipients of the Educator Award may be called upon by SWST to provide a voice in issues related to teaching or extension/outreach in forums or panels at the SWST conference and they will be advocates for excellence in imparting education in wood science and related fields.
The nomination needs to be approved and submitted by the department head, executive head, or other appropriate official. However, the nomination itself can be initiated by anyone in the department or organization, including colleagues, clients or students.
Full details regarding the nomination process and selection criteria can be found on the SWST website. Email nominations to email@example.com with “Distinguished Educator Award Nominee” in the subject line.
Nominations will be accepted until March 1, 2017. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Presentation of this award will be at the Annual Business Meeting in Vancouver, B.C. in June.