Nominate a Scientist or Educator for an ASP Education Award Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) bestows several awards on deserving educators. The nomination deadline for all awards is March 1, 2018.

Richard H. Emmons Award

The Richard A. 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. More information is available at

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, as well as 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].