Who Qualifies?

To be eligible, nominees must

  • be current MAA members,
  • teach mathematical science courses at least half-time during the academic year, and
  • have at least seven years experience teaching at the college or university level.

Nominate a colleague for the Section Teaching Award

Nomination Forms

This file includes a
1-page preliminary nomination form, which, together with a 2-page letter, comprises the initial nomination.

Preliminary Nominations are due in early November for the upcoming year's award.

Mathematics Association of America
Southern California-Nevada Section

Teaching Awards

The Section Awards for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics honor college or university teachers who have been widely recognized as extraordinarily successful and whose teaching effectiveness has been shown to have had influence beyond their own institutions. Recipients of the section awards then become nominees for the national Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics.

Jennifer Switkes Receives the Section's 2018 Teaching Award

Our 2018 Section Teaching Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics goes to Jennifer Switkes of Cal Poly Pomona. Congratulations to Jennifer!

Alder Award

The Henry L. Alder Award for Distinguished Teaching by a Beginning College or University Mathematics Faculty Member honors beginning college or university faculty whose teaching has been extraordinarily successful and whose effectiveness in teaching undergraduate mathematics is shown to have influence beyond their own classrooms. Read more...

Haimo Award

The Haimo Award Awards for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics honors college or university teachers who have been widely recognized as extraordinarily successful and whose teaching effectiveness has been shown to have had influence beyond their own institutions. Read more...

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