NCSE's deputy director Glenn Branch received the Evolution Education Award for 2020 from the National Association of Biology Teachers. Sponsored by BSCS Science Learning, the award recognizes "innovative classroom teaching and/or community education efforts to promote the accurate understanding of biological evolution."
Branch received the award on November 7, 2020, at the NABT's Professional Development Conference for 2020, held online. He thanked, in addition to his colleagues at NCSE, "all the members, supporters, and friends of NCSE who make it possible for it to continue its work to promote and defend the teaching of evolution."
Previous members and supporters of NCSE to receive the award include Teacher Ambassador John Mead in 2019, Amanda Glaze in 2018, Bertha Vazquez in 2017, Jason R. Wiles in 2016, Andrew J. Petto in 2015, Paul Strode in 2013, James Krupa in 2012, Mark Terry in 2011, Randy Moore in 2008, William F. McComas in 2007, and Steve Randak in 2002.