A Certificate of Nomination will be presented to nominees whose candidature for the awards is approved after verification by ASG NEiTA.

ASG NEiTA Awards for Inspirational Educators

 In September, an independent panel will review all approved nominations and select 60 educators and leaders across the nation as recipients. Awards will be announced and presented in schools and centres on 5 October 2017 (World Teachers Day). Awardees will be presented with a commemorative certificate.

National awards and ASG grants

 From the recipients of the ASG NEiTA Awards for Inspirational Educators, 12 educators and leaders will be selected for ASG National Awards in four categories: Leadership and Development, Innovation, Community Engagement and New Career Teaching.

The 12 national awardees will be honoured for their achievements at a national presentation function in March 2018. Recipients will receive a specially crafted ASG NEiTA crystal apple award and framed certificate of excellence.

ASG grants

A total of $60,000 will be distributed to national award recipients to further their professional development, or for community relations initiatives.

ASG NEiTA Teacher Ambassador of the Year

One national award recipient will be selected to receive ASG sponsorship as the Australian representative to the International Space Camp—an international gathering of gifted teachers, at the US Space & Rocket Center, Alabama, USA.