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: Select the winner of the AAS Education Prize from the pool of nominees.
"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."