There are many outstanding mathematics educators in the Ohio Section, and one way to recognize them for their excellence is to nominate them for the Ohio Section Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics. If you know of such an excellent educator, please consider nominating him or her for this honor.

To make a nomination, complete the one-page nomination form, write a description of why you have chosen to nominate this individual, and solicit recommendations from colleagues and current or former students. Nomination forms and detailed instructions are available from the Ohio MAA Website at Nominees must be members of the MAA and the Ohio Section, and they must have more than seven years of teaching experience in the mathematical sciences at the college/university level.

The award will be presented at the 2022 Spring Meeting of the Ohio Section, and appropriate publicity will be generated at the winner’s home institution.  The nomination deadline is January 1, 2022.The winner will be included in the pool of potential Ohio Section’s nominees for the MAA’s 2023 Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics.  Past Ohio Section winners who have gone on to receive the Haimo Award are Aparna Higgins (University of Dayton, 2005) and V. Frederick Rickey (Bowling Green State University, 1993).

Nominations should be sent to Kyle Calderhead, Secretary of the Ohio Section of the MAA, via e-mail to (preferred) or via postal mail to Kyle Calderhead, Department of Mathematics, Malone University, 2600 Cleveland Ave. NW., Canton, OH 44709. If you have questions or comments, please contact Chandra Dinavahi, Chair of the Teaching Award Committee, at