National Council for Geographic Education

Journal of Geography Awards

Awards are given for:

  • Best Content Article for Elementary
  • Best Secondary Teaching Article
  • Best College/University Article
  • Best Article for Geography Program Development

Authors of winning papers will receive a plaque at the National Conference on Geography Education and will be invited to present their papers.

Please note that not all awards are given each year. Papers must be from the previous year's volume of issues to be considered. Nominations may be made by colleagues or may be self-nominations. NCGE members are encouraged to forward their suggestions to NCGE at When submitting a suggestion, please place "Journal of Geography Award Recommendations" in the subject line header.