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."
- Judit Gyorgyey Ries, Chair (Jan 2011 - Dec 2013)
Univ. of Texas, Austin
Dept. of Astronomy
Austin, TX 78712-1083 United States
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- David Held Cohen (Jan 2013 - Dec 2015)
- Andrew Fraknoi (Jan 2012 - Dec 2015)
- Charles Liu (Jan 2012 - Dec 2015)
- Beverly Smith (Jan 2013 - Dec 2015)