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THE JAMES O'NEILL ECONOMIC EDUCATION MULTIPLIER AWARD

CURRENT DEADLINES:


       The 2018 O’Neill award submission deadline will be December 4, 2017. Please see "CRITERIA" below for more information.
      


Sponsors: NAEE, with support from the University of Delaware Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship. Pictured: James O'Neill


William Bosshardt is awarded the 2017 O'Neill Economic Education Multiplier Award by Selena Swartzfager, 2017 President.


Bonnie Meszaros is awarded the 2016 O'Neill Economic Education Multiplier Award by Sue Owens, 2016 President.

PURPOSE:

The James O'Neill Economic Education Multiplier Award is presented by the National Association of Economic Educators to an economic educator who has been unusually successful at developing teachers of economics, and beyond that, someone who has inspired these teachers to also be advocates, recruiting other teachers into the economics fold. This economic educator, in the spirit of the award's namesake, multiplied the number of teachers, who further multiplied the number of students impacted by economics. The James O'Neill Economic Education Multiplier Award will be presented at the NAEE professional development meeting or at the annual NAEE meeting.

CRITERIA:

The nomination form for the award is HERE. Attach a vita and up to three letters of support.

Applications should put forward an economic educator who has been unusually successful at developing teachers of economics, and beyond that, someone who has inspired these teachers to also be advocates, recruiting other teachers into the economics fold.

All NAEE awards have this requirement: Both the nominator and the nominee must be members of NAEE. Anyone involved in economic education can nominate if they are a member of the organization, and any individual nominated can be considered if they are or join the organization.

1. Active role in economic education programming.

2. Innovative economic education program development.

3. Enhancement of economic education through program delivery and service.

4. Dedication and commitment to economic education.

5. Continuing involvement and length of service in economic education.

ELIGIBILITY:

1. Individuals currently or previously affiliated with the National Council\NAEE network, including Council, Center and/or Field Directors; Presidents and other staff officers; Federal Reserve Economic Education Specialists, as well as individuals serving in related capacities.

2. Economic educators who have not been granted this award in the last five years.

3. Economic educators who are not currently serving as members of the NAEE Awards Committee or the NAEE Executive Committee.

PREVIOUS RECIPIENTS OF THE JAMES O'NEILL AWARD:

2015 Honorary Award presented to Jim O'Neill
2016 Award: Bonnie Meszaros
2017 Award: William Bosshardt