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NSEE Awards of Excellence

The National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) annually honors individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to NSEE and to the field of experiential education.  We encourage you to nominate your partners and colleagues for these awards. Eligibility information can be found in the NSEE Awards of Excellence criteria document. 

  • Anna Julia Cooper Excellence in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice in Experiential Education Award
  • Outstanding Experiential Education Program Award
  • Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education: Higher Education Award
  • Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education: K-12 Award
  • Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education: Community-Based Organization Award
  • Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education: Corporate or Foundation Award
  • Outstanding Experiential Education Rising Leader Award
  • Outstanding Experiential Education Research
  • Dissertation of the Year Award

Previous award winners and current board members are not eligible for awards.

Nominations are now closed as the deadline to submit was Monday, March 8, 2021.

Anna Julia Cooper Excellence in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice in Experiential Education Award
Recognizes an outstanding K-12 or higher education program or initiative that has demonstrated an exceptional commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in experiential education in their classrooms or on their campuses.

Outstanding Experiential Education Program

Recognizes an outstanding K-12 or higher education institution that has demonstrated an exceptional commitment to experiential education in their classrooms or on their campuses. 

Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education: Higher Education Award
Recognizes an individual in higher education who has demonstrated innovative uses of experiential learning in their institution.

Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education: K-12 Award
Recognizes a  K-12 teacher, principal, or superintendent who has demonstrated innovative uses of experiential learning in their classroom or school system.

Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education: Community-Based Organization
Recognizes a community-based organization or nonprofit that has made outstanding contributions to experiential education. 

Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education: Corporate or Foundation
Recognizes a business or corporation that has demonstrated outstanding support of experiential education through its financial or volunteer commitment to the field.  

Outstanding Experiential Education Rising Leader
Recognizes an individual who has joined NSEE within the past five years and is already making outstanding contributions to experiential education.

Outstanding Experiential Education Research
Recognizes an individual who has published research within the past 2 years that makes important contributions to our understanding of experiential education.  

Dissertation of the Year Award
Recognizes an individual who has completed a doctoral dissertation that makes important contributions to our understanding of experiential education.

Please find previous Outstanding Award Winners here.

Questions:
Chase Lesane-Brown
NSEE Awards of Excellence Co-Chair
[email protected]

Stephanie King
NSEE Awards of Excellence Co-Chair
[email protected] 

Last Updated on Tuesday, March 09, 2021 12:19 PM