This award is given annually to an elementary or middle school teacher who has demonstrated his or her ability to teach exemplary Earth science lessons. The award is given in honor of Dr. Edward C. Roy, Jr., a longtime champion of Earth science education.
The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair is the world's largest pre-college science competition. AGI supports an Earth science award in this annual competition.
The National Association of Geoscience Teacher’s (NAGT) award is given to precollege teachers who have made exceptional contributions to the stimulation of interest in the Earth sciences and who are outstanding teachers. AGI contributes teaching materials to awardees
The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) National Earth Science Teacher of the Year Award program recognizes teachers who incorporate applied geology into their lesson plans. In support of this program, AGI provides instructional materials to awardees.