Two Arkansas teachers were selected as recipients of the 2019 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching:
Learn more at https://bit.ly/2019PAEMSTinAR.
The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the highest honors bestowed by the United States government specifically for K–12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science teaching. Awardees serve as models for their colleagues, inspiration to their communities, and leaders in the improvement of STEM education. Since 1983, more than 4,800 teachers have been recognized for their contributions to STEM education. Up to 108 teachers are recognized each year.
This awards program is open to practicing public, private, and parochial school teachers with a minimum of five years teaching experience. State finalists are chosen on the basis of their teaching performance, experience, and leadership by a state selection committee. Applications for each finalist are then forwarded to the National Science Foundation for judging by a national committee. A teacher from each category can be selected as Arkansas Presidential Awardees. For more information, please visit the PAEMST website.
Anyone—principals, teachers, parents, students, or members of the general public—may nominate exceptional science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science teachers.
NOMINATION DEADLINE: March 1 annually
To nominate or apply, visit www.paemst.org The National Science Foundation administers PAEMST on behalf of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
The following educators have been selected by state and national committees as outstanding STEM teachers and serve as leaders in science, technology, mathematics, and/or computer science
|Science Program Manager|
|Veronica Hebard||Stephanie Johnson-Carleton|
|State Math Specialist||Science Program Advisor|
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