The Joint Committee on the Classics in American Education invites submissions for the 2023 SCS Awards for Excellence in Teaching at the K-12 Level. Thanks to a very generous gift to the Society’s Gatekeeper to Gateway Campaign for the Future of Classics from Daniel and Joanna Rose, the amounts to be awarded have been increased substantially. Up to two winners will receive a cash prize of $500, airfare to either the SCS Annual meeting in January 2024, the 2024 ACL Institute or, the CAC 2024 meeting, and two nights’ accommodation at the corresponding convention hotel. In addition, each winner’s institution will receive $200 to purchase educational resources selected by the winner. The winners will be honored at both the SCS and ACL, and they may select the meeting at which they wish to receive the award.
See the list of previous winners of this award here.
Teachers, full- or part-time, of grades K-12, in schools in the United States and Canada who at the time of the application teach at least one class of Latin, Greek, or classics at the K-12 level, and have taught for a minimum of five years, are eligible. Membership in the SCS is not required. No previous winner of this award is eligible to apply for it a second time. Candidates will be eligible for consideration for two consecutive years and unsuccessful dossiers may be revised and resubmitted again five years after the first submission.
The submission process may be initiated by the candidate or by the recommender. The SCS encourages both applications and nominations, with a view to recognizing as many deserving teachers as possible.
The deadline for the receipt of complete dossiers is November 1, 2023.
For more information about the awards and complete submission guidelines, see the Awards & Fellowships page.
A shareable PDF flyer can be accessed here: 2023 Awards for Excellence in Teaching at the K-12 Level PDF