Nominate a Scientist or Educator for an ASP Education Award nomination deadline for all awards is March 1, 2021.

Richard H. Emmons Award
The Richard H. Emmons Award of the ASP is awarded annually to an individual demonstrating outstanding achievement in the teaching of college-level introductory astronomy for non-science majors. For more information, visit

Klumpke-Roberts Award
The ASP bestows the annual Klumpke-Roberts Award on those who have made outstanding contributions to the public understanding and appreciation of astronomy. For more information, visit

Thomas J. Brennan Award
The Thomas J. Brennan Award recognizes excellence in the teaching of astronomy at the high school level in North America. The recipients have demonstrated exceptional commitment to classroom or planetarium education, and the training of other teachers. 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 [email protected].