Awards: A. Richard Newton Educator Award
The A. Richard Newton Educator Award recognizes educators for developing innovative teaching practices and approaches that attract girls and women to computing, engineering, and math. Recipients are honored by the technical women’s community at the Grace Hopper Celebration. The award includes a prize of $5,000.
A. Richard Newton
The ‘ABI’ A. Richard Newton Educator Award honors the life and career of A. Richard Newton (1951-2007). Newton was a professor and dean of the College of Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, a pioneer in electronic design automation and integrated circuit design, and a visionary leader in the technology industry.
Potential nominees are:
- Either an individual or a team of educators
- Making a positive impact in K12 or undergraduate education in the areas of computing, engineering, and/or math
- Recognized for developing innovative and new teaching practices, techniques or education approaches that attract girls and women to these subjects
2013 Nominations are closed
- February 2013: Nominations open.
- May 15, 2013 11:59pm PST: Deadline to submit Nominations
- July 2013: Notifications will be sent to nominators
- October 3, 2013: Awards celebration in Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Ellen Walker, Hiram College, Co-Chair
- Robert Walker, Kent State, Co-Chair
- Anne Condon, UBC
- Wanda Dann, Carnegie Mellon
- Alfred Thompson, Microsoft
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