Leo Schubert Memorial Award
Purpose: The Leo Schubert Memorial Award recognizes an outstanding teacher of high school chemistry in the Washington, D.C. area. The award was established in 1979 to honor Dr. Leo Schubert, a chemistry professor at American University who devoted much of his career to developing programs for high school teachers and students.
Eligibility: The nominee must teach chemistry at a secondary school in the geographic region of the Chemical Society of Washington, Washington, D.C., which includes neighboring counties in Maryland and Virginia.
Nominations: Nominations for the award must be comprehensive and include supporting letters, as well as details about the nominee’s accomplishments in areas such as innovation in teaching, writing curricula, outside teaching, papers published, involvement in science fairs, and postgraduate study.