American Astronomical Society Education Prize

The AAS Education Prize is to recognize outstanding contributions to the education of the public, students and/or the next generation of professional astronomers. Nominations for AAS prizes must arrive in the Secretary’s office by June 30, 2020.  For more information, visit:


“Spotlight on Education” highlights events and programs that provide opportunities for planetary scientists to become involved in education and public engagement. If you know of space science educational programs or events that should be included, please contact the Lunar and Planetary Institute’s Education Department at