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AERA Award for Excellence in Media Reporting on Education Research
 
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AERA Award for Excellence in Media Reporting on Education Research
Call for Nominations
EXTENDED Deadline: March 8, 2016


The AERA Award for Excellence in Media Reporting on Education Research is presented to an individual in the media who has demonstrated excellence in raising awareness, knowledge, and understanding of education research. Recipients of this award are persons who have made noteworthy contributions to reporting on findings, bodies of research, or scholarship in the field of education research in any medium of public communication. The award honors a media professional whose work exemplifies promoting a broader vision of the value of education research to society.

Nomination Packet
Nominations must include: (1) the nominee's vita, (2) a detailed nomination statement (maximum 1,000 words) that describes how the nominee’s reporting advances public understanding of significant issues in education research, and (3) up to three examples of the nominee’s professional work (e.g., print/online material, video) that reflects these contributions.

Nomination Procedure
The nominator is responsible for the submission of the complete nomination packet by 11:59 pm, EST, on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, in the AERA submission portal. Nominators may commence the process in advance and save information prior to submission of the packet.

Selection Process
The Award Committee for Excellence in Media Reporting on Education Research will review nomination packets and select the awardee in time to confer the Award at the 2016 Annual Meeting. In accord with AERA policy, no more than one award will be conferred each year. Inquiries may be directed to governance@aera.net or 202-238-3200.


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