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Education Prize Committee

History: After being discussed for a number of months, the AAS Education Prize was established by the AAS Council in the autumn of 2000.

Members: The Education Prize Committee shall be composed of six members, including a Chair.

Term: The terms shall be staggered, of three years duration, and running from January to January Council meetings.

Chair: Appointed by Council. Serves a one year term from one January Council meeting to the following January, Council meeting.

Charge: Nominates candidates for the AAS Education Prize.

"The AAS Education Prize is to recognize outstanding contributions to the education of the public, of students and/or of the next generation of professional astronomers."

Committee members