The Louis J. Battan Author's Award - K-12

The Louis J. Battan Author's Award - K-12


The Louis J. Battan Author's Award, K-12, is presented to the author(s) of outstanding learning materials or book published within the last three years that fosters the understanding of atmospheric and related sciences in K-12 audiences.

Nominations are considered by a committee of no fewer than five members of the Commission for Education and Engagement, which makes a recommendation for final approval by AMS Council. Nominations may remain active for an additional year at the discretion of the committee.

Nomination Process

Thank you for your interest in submitting a nomination! AMS membership is not required to submit an award nomination. Nominations are due by 1 May. The nominator is responsible for uploading the entire nomination package.


  • citation (25 words or less)
  • nomination letter (3 pages maximum)
  • book review (optional)