The Utah Geological Association (UGA) is soliciting nominations for the Utah Earth Science Teacher of the Year Award to:

(1) recognize and support an outstanding Utah teacher of natural resources in earth sciences for grades K–12, and

(2) provide a Utah candidate for the regional competition sponsored by the American Association of Petroleum Geologist’s (AAPG) Rocky Mountain Section.

Ultimately, the UGA candidate could qualify for the annual AAPG competition and be selected as The National Teacher of the Year for Excellence in the Teaching of Natural Resources in the Earth Sciences. Application deadline is June 1, 2012.

More information at Utah Geological Association.