Mary P. Dolciani Award
The Mary P. Dolciani Award recognizes a pure or applied mathematician who is making a
distinguished contribution to the mathematical education of K-16 students in the United States
or Canada. The award will be in the amount of $5000.
A nominee must:
Have received a Ph.D. in pure or applied mathematics.
Have a record of published research in pure or applied mathematics.
Have a record of distinguished contributions to K-16 mathematics education in the United
States or Canada
Guidelines for Nomination
The nomination packet will consist of a nomination form (including a nominator’s letter),
and up to two additional letters of recommendation. Nomination packets should discuss the
nominee’s past and current contributions to mathematics education, which could include (but
are not limited to):
Developing or assessing the K-16 mathematics curriculum, including publication of educational texts, instructional materials, or software.
Developing successful programs for improving teaching, teacher preparation, gender equity and diversity of students or faculty, undergraduate research, or mentoring in K-16 mathematics.
Developing or promoting technology for K-16 educational use.
Drafting or disseminating major publications related to K-16 mathematics education.
Influencing legislation or policy related to K-16 mathematics education.
Developing or contributing to mathematics enrichment programs for K-12 students and
Raising the profile of K-16 mathematics education concerns, including equity and
diversity, in the larger mathematical community.
Download nomination form (.docx).
Nominations are due by March 4, 2013. Nominees will automatically be held in consideration
for three years.