DivCHED serves as a means of focusing and enhancing the interests and efforts of all constituencies involved in the teaching and learning of chemistry at every level.
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-Chemical Education News & Announcements-

Welcome to the ACS Division of Chemical Education website. Here you can keep up-to-date with activities, news, and opportunities in chemical education. Do you have something interesting you'd like to share with the Division?
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Division of Chemical Education Travel Award

DivCHED provides this service to members to grant financial support for travel to meetings. Up to 12 members will receive the award each year. The DivCHED Travel Award provides up to 80% of travel expenses for one meeting with a limit of $1,000 for the BCCE or Spring National ACS Meeting. To be considered for this award, you must be in at least your third year as a member of the Division of Chemical Education at the time of application. The award application deadline is September 15, 2015. Click here for more information and to apply now.

The 2016 Bienniel Conference on Chemistry Education is now accepting workshop proposals

The 2016 BCCE is now accepting workshop proposals. Please register at http://bcce-submissions.com/ to submit your proposal.

ACS-ACS-CEI Award for Incorporation of Sustainability into Chemistry Education

The ACS Committee on Environmental Improvement seeks to recognize those individuals or groups who have made exemplary contributions to the incorporation of sustainability into chemical education.

Congratulations to the April 2015 Dorothy and Moses Passer Education Grant Awardees

The vision of the Passers is to provide support for faculty in small programs and who are somewhat isolated from others in their discipline. If you are interested in applying for the next round of Passer Grants, visit http://www.divched.org/awards/dorothy-and-moses-passer-education-fund-0. The next deadline is September 1, 2015.

The Passer Award Committee has approved the following five proposals for funding. Congratulations to the April 2015 awardees!

Solicitation of Symposia for the 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition in San Diego

Greetings from the Program Committee of the Division of Chemical Education!

Even though we hope you are getting ready to come join us for the Boston meeting in August, we are also working behind the scenes, gearing up for the Spring 2016 meeting in San Diego.

Free workshops on teacher chemistry through contextual means

The American Chemical Society is hosting two workshops: June 1-2 in Chicago, IL, and November 20-21 in Claremont, CA.

Special election results for the 2015 DivCHED Chair-Elect

We have concluded the special election for Chair-Elect for 2015. The winner is Cathy Middlecamp of the University of Wisconsin.

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