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Wanted: the best of the best among science, math teachers

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Do you have an outstanding math or science teacher in your elementary school (kindergarten through sixth grade)? Nominate him or her for the prestigious Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching are the nation’s highest honors for educators of math and science.

Award recipients receive a paid trip for two to Washington, D.C., to attend recognition events and pursue professional development opportunities, a $10,000 award from the National Science Foundation and a certificate signed by the president of the United States.

More than 5,000 teachers from each of the 50 states and four U.S. jurisdictions have been recognized since Congress created the program in 1983. The awards are administered by the National Science Foundation on behalf of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

Recognized for their contributions in the classroom and their profession, award recipients are leaders in the improvement of math and science education and role models for their colleagues and in their communities.

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Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on March 08, 2021 at 4:12pm.