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."
- Beverly Smith, Chair (Jan 2013 - Dec 2015)
East Tennessee State University
PO Box 70652
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
Johnson City, TN 37614-1702 United States
- David Held Cohen (Jan 2013 - Dec 2015)
- Keely D. Finkelstein (Jan 2014 - Dec 2016)
- Jennifer L. Hoffman (Jan 2015 - Dec 2017)
- Luisa M. Rebull (Jan 2015 - Dec 2017)