More than $80,000 in Cash and Prizes Awarded Annually to Educators
ARLINGTON, Va., October 18, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) is now accepting applications for its 2021-2022 Awards Program. NSTA Awards honor K–12 teachers, principals, professors, and other education professionals for their outstanding work and achievement in science and STEM education.
Applications are open for:
Angela Award, sponsored by NSTA
Corteva Excellence in Agricultural Science Education Award, sponsored by Corteva
Distinguished Informal Science Education Awards, sponsored by NSTA
Distinguished Service to Science Education Awards, sponsored by NSTA
Distinguished Teaching Awards, sponsored by NSTA
Maitland P. Simmons Memorial Award for New Teachers, sponsored by NSTA
Northrop Grumman Foundation Excellence in Engineering Education Award, sponsored by the Northrop Grumman Foundation
NSTA Fellow Award, sponsored by NSTA
NSTA Legacy Award, sponsored by NSTA
Robert E. Yager Exemplary Teaching Award, sponsored by an endowment from Robert Yager
Robert H. Carleton Award, sponsored by NSTA
Shell Science Teaching Award, sponsored by Shell
Shell Urban Science Educators Development Award, sponsored by Shell
Sylvia Shugrue Award for Elementary School Teachers, sponsored by an endowment from Sylvia Shugrue
Vernier Software & Technology Awards, sponsored by Vernier Software & Technology
In addition to cash and prizes, all award winners will be formally recognized during the NSTA National Conference on Science Education in Houston, Texas. Potential applicants are encouraged to attend the free web seminar, Developing a Competitive Teacher Award Application, on November 4, to learn more about the application process for the 2021-2022 academic year. The presenter will also share application tips on how to strengthen your submission.
Applications for the Shell Science Teaching Award and the Shell Urban Science Educators Development Award are due December 17. All other applications are due December 15. For more information about the NSTA Awards Program or to apply or nominate someone for an award, visit https://www.nsta.org/awards-and-recognition-program.
The National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) is a vibrant community of 40,000 science educators and professionals committed to best practices in teaching science and its impact on student learning. NSTA offers high quality science resources and continuous learning so that science educators grow professionally and excel in their career. For new and experienced teachers alike, the NSTA community offers the opportunity to network with like-minded peers at the national level, connect with mentors and leading researchers, and learn from the best in the field.
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Kate Falk, NSTA