2018 Award for Excellence in Mathematics Education

This award intends to recognize work of lasting significance and impact in advancing mathematics education as an interdisciplinary field, linking mathematics, educational studies and practice. In particular, the award recognizes major contributions to new knowledge and scholarship, and as well, exemplary contributions in promoting interdisciplinary collaboration in mathematics education.

This annual award includes a commemorative plaque and a cash prize ($3000). A recipient will be selected annually and will be invited to present a keynote address, with all travel expenses covered, at a workshop dedicated to advancing mathematics education. Moreover, subject to the availability of the recipient, a housing allowance and a $5000 stipend will also be offered to the recipient to spend two weeks in residence at Texas A&M University interacting with students and faculty in seminars and informal mentoring sessions.


Texas A&M University invites nominations for the Award of Excellence in Mathematics Education annually. For the 2018 award, the nomination deadline is January 1, 2018.


Candidacy for the Award is open to anyone with a record of outstanding contributions in the fields of education, mathematics, and mathematics education, whose work has had a broad impact on crosscutting scholarship and/or interdisciplinary collaboration in mathematics education. Individuals of all nationalities and institutional affiliations are eligible to be nominated.

Nominations from experts in the field are preferred to institutional nominations; however, individual and self-nominations are also acceptable.

Required Materials

  • A letter of no more than three pages describing the nominee's professional experience, accomplishments, and qualifications for the award
  • A brief curriculum vitae of the nominee

Submit Nomination Materials to

tlaconward@tamu.edu or via postal mail to:

Selection Committee for the Award in Mathematics Education
(Attn: Yeping Li)
4232 TAMU
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4232