Submit to the 2015 Competition

Submission Deadline: Feb. 1, 2015

Past Recipients


Anthony Pennay

EdCom Award for Excellence in Practice 

This award recognizes an individual who demonstrates exemplary service to the public through the practice of education in a museum.

The person’s contributions may be through teaching, program development, community organizing, writing, research and/or professional activities.

Awardees meet, establish and promote the highest professional standards and are recognized as leaders in their field. Eligible nominees will be knowledgeable, demonstrate creativity and succeed in stretching the boundaries defining the parameters of good practice.



  • Leah Melber, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago


  • Susan Nichols, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C


  • Paula Gangopadhyay, The Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan