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Lloyd Ryland Outstanding High School Chemistry Teacher Award

Purpose: To recognize, encourage, and stimulate outstanding teachers of high school chemistry within the California Section of the American Chemical Society.

Eligibility: All current high school teachers who teach or have worked within the California Section for at least five years are eligible. Retired teachers are ineligible for nomination.

Nominations: The section will be seeking nominations for the annual Lloyd Ryland Outstanding Chemistry Teacher Award by March 31 each year. Please contact the CALACS office ( for more information and the nomination form.

The award includes a $500 cash award to the chemistry program of the recipient’s school, a $500 cash award to the teacher, and a subscription to the ACS’ ChemMatters magazine.

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