SACC Teacher of the Year Award Information
SACC was founded in 1978, and its mission is to encourage dialogue and collaboration among teachers of anthropology across sub-disciplines and institutional settings and to promote excellence in the teaching of anthropology.
Description: SACC would like to recognize undergraduate teachers of community and four year colleges who have demonstrated exceptional creativity in their teaching that took into account different learning abilities and backgrounds, or who have established outstanding field schools or community projects that have shown to make a difference in the lives of their students, and, if appropriate, to the community.
Eligibility: The candidate need not be a member of SACC but must be nominated by a SACC member and be in the beginning of their career or in mid-career. Candidate may be a full-time, part-time or adjunct instructor.
Prize: $500 and registration fee waived to give a presentation at SACC’s annual meeting. This award will be granted every other year.
Nomination by a SACC member with letters of support sent as email attachments from no more than four colleagues and/or students, of no more than five pages, that demonstrate the nominee’s qualifications. The nomination packet should include his/her resume and first person narrative to illustrate qualification for this award. Materials submitted should not exceed 25 pages. Faculty not chosen in the current year will be considered for the next year of nomination.
We are no longer accepting applications for 2010. Deadlines and further instructions for 2011 awards will be posted soon.