The Charles N. Shepardson Faculty Teaching Award is presented to a faculty member who has demonstrated teaching excellence in the classroom and thereby, has contributed to the advancement of agriculture-related courses. The faculty member’s excellence in classroom teaching should be substantiated by reviewing formal instructor evaluations and course evaluations, and letters of recommendation from students and faculty. This award recognizes and encourages faculty to improve teaching in the College.
All Colorado State University faculty teaching agriculture-related courses in Agronomy, Animal Sciences, Agricultural and Resource Economics, Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology and Weed Science, Vocational Agriculture, or related disciplines are eligible for nomination. Nominees must be members of the academic faculty with college teaching experience limited to a maximum of 7 years for consideration of the award.
The Charles N. Shepardson Faculty Teaching Award will be presented at the College of Agricultural Sciences Recognition Reception held in the spring. The recipient will receive a monetary award and a plaque.
Any student group or faculty group may nominate an individual for this award. All nominations must go through the departments to ensure completeness. All nominations must be reviewed by the department head for completeness and accuracy. Applications are available online. All materials must be submitted as a single pdf document to the Office of the Dean at Megan.Griffith@colostate.edu by 5 PM on Monday, March 6, 2017. College, departmental, and AES leadership will select the award recipient.