NACTA Teaching Award
National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture
Those attributes which pertain to exemplary teaching are: knowledge of subject matter, organization of material; classroom performance; relationship with students; advising, counseling and recruiting students; contributions to teaching other than in the classroom; professional attitude; personal qualities.
Any faculty member or graduate teaching assistant at a college or university having institutional membership in NACTA (National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture) who has displayed outstanding instructional performance in the area of teaching of an agricultural discipline is eligible to receive the award.
Alumni, students, or employees of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences may nominate. The letter of nomination will be forwarded to the Dean's office accompanied by a minimum of documenting evidence, which will include:
- A statement concerning nominee's special contributions to the teaching profession.
- A statement attesting to why the teacher should be considered for the award and what makes the person's teaching effort noteworthy at the time the award is to be presented.
- A supporting statement from the nominee's immediate supervisor.
- One letter of support from students, which may include the signatures of multiple students.
Recipient will receive:
A certificate and a medal
Mail letters of nomination to:
Awards Committee c/o
Dean, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
P.O. Box 30003, MSC 3AG
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM 88003
Gerald Thomas Hall
Typed nomination letters may be sent to The Dean's Office.