Send in your self-nomination for the Earle C. Clements Innovation in Education Award for Civics and History Teachers. The National Archives and the University of Kentucky Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center are calling for submissions from high school teachers here in Kentucky for the Clements Award; deadline is Friday, March 11.
Up to three high school social studies teachers in Kentucky may be selected to receive $1,000 each. The selection committee is looking for:
- teacher’s knowledge of, and enthusiasm for, the subject and commitment to increasing student awareness of the importance of public service;
- demonstrates expertise in civics and history content and the ability to share it with students;
- impact on student success; and evidence of creativity and innovation.
Submit the following online (using this Qualtrics webform), by email or postmarked mail (to this address: Clements Award, Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center, Margaret I. King Library, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0039) by March 11.
- completed application;
- letter from applicant addressing criteria;
- letter of support from principal;
- (optional) sample assignment, and other supporting materials, including student letters of support.