EdCom recognizes outstanding museum educators and supporters, programs and resources that exemplify excellence.

Excellence in Practice

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

Excellence in Programming

This award recognizes exemplary creativity and innovation in museum educational programming.

Excellence in Resources

The award for published resources recognizes outstanding resources in print or print/multimedia formats.

John Cotton Dana Award for Leadership

Recognizes an individual, other than someone working directly with museum education programs, for efforts on behalf of public education and community service.

Innovation in Museum Education

This award recognizes creative and groundbreaking new approaches by a person or museum.