The National Association of Economic Educators and the Council for Economic Education present the following awards annually: The Bessie B. Moore Service Award is awarded to an economic educator who has provided outstanding service to economic education. The Henry H. Villard Research Award honors an individual who has conducted outstanding research in economic education. The John C. Schramm Leadership Award is given to someone who has exhibited great leadership in economic education. The Patricia Elder International Award is awarded for exemplary contributions to economic education internationally. The Rising Star Award recognizes a new member to our network who has "hit the ground running." The Abbejean Kehler Technology Award, was created to honor Abbejean Kehler and her contributions to economic education, particularly in the use of technology. These five awards are normally presented at the fall conference.
The newest award, the James O’Neill Multiplier Award, is presented to someone who has worked to develop teachers of economics, but beyond that, someone who developed those teachers to be advocates, recruiting others into the economics fold. This award in normally presented at the spring conference.
All NAEE awards have this requirement: Both the nominator and the nominee must be members of NAEE. Anyone involved in economic education may nominate if they are a member of the organization, and any individual nominated can be considered if they are or subsequently join the organization. Please fill out this nomination form. Please note that you will be asked to submit three letters of support for your nomination.