The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Lifetime Achievement Awards are designed to honor current (on or before October 13, 2017) Full Individual, E-Members, or Emeritus Members of NCTM who have demonstrated a lifetime of achievement in mathematics education at the national level.
The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes achievement in leadership, teaching, and service. Distinction in these categories can be demonstrated through performance of the nominee on the job; service beyond the requirements of the job at the state, and national/international level; and service to NCTM such as offices held, committee memberships, special projects, meetings, publications.
The award may be given posthumously. Presentations are made yearly at the NCTM Annual Meeting and Exposition.
To be eligible, nominees should have a minimum of twenty-five years of distinguished service to the field of mathematics education.
For complete program guidelines, information about past recipients, and nomination instructions, see the NCTM website.