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Robert E. Yager Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award

Awards to Multiple USA States and Canada
K-12 Teachers for Exemplary Science Education

GrantWatch ID#: 156686
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

12/15/16 11:59 PM EST Receipt

11/30/16

Awards of up to $3,500 to multiple USA states and Canada full-time K-12 teachers to recognize outstanding science education. Nominations are due November 30. Eligible locations for this round include Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Canada.

The Robert E. Yager Excellence in Teaching Award will recognize excellence and innovation in the field of science education. This award acknowledges teachers who share Robert Yager’s passion for education and continued professional development. This award also honors Robert Yager’s effort to make excellent science education accessible to students of the 21st century and beyond. Awardees will have exhibited excellence and innovation in the field of science education, and embody the mission statement of NSTA.

Six awardees will be selected annually. The individual awardees will receive a $1,000 award, up to $1,000 for travel expenses to attend the NSTA National Congress on Science Education, and a plaque. They will be asked to present at the NSTA National Congress on Science Education, with their presentation videotaped for future use.

An identified Yager Scholar from the six awardees will be given additional support up to $1,500, to present at a future NSTA National Conference on Science Education. The Yager Scholar will be invited to present at a future national conference on science education.

Among the criteria to be considered by the committee are:
-Exhibited excellence and innovation in the field of science education;
-Effective planning and presentation skills;
-Ability to motivate and challenge students;
-Proficiency in science and science education (e.g. publications, presentations);
-Participation in professional growth activities, leadership roles, and involvement at professional meetings; and
-Support NGSS and/or national science education standards.

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The award consists of $1,000 towards expenses to attend the NSTA National Congress on Science Education held each summer, and $1,000 for the awardee.

An identified Yager Scholar from the six awardees will be given additional support up to $1,500, to present at a future NSTA National Conference on Science Education.

Individuals who are selected for this award must be a current K-12 classroom science educator in one of NSTA’s districts.

In 2016–17, Districts I, VI, VII, XII, XIII, and XVIII are eligible.

NSTA Districts:
I – CT, MA, RI;
VI – NC, SC, TN;
VII – AR, LA, MS;
XII – IL, IA, WI;
XIII – NM, OK, TX;
XVIII - Canada

The deadline to submit nominations is November 30, 2016. Completed application materials must be received online by December 15, 2016.

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Nominate: https://app.reviewr.com/site/TeacherAwardsNominations

Apply: https://app.reviewr.com/site/NSTATeacherAwards

Amanda Upton, NSTA Awards and Recognition Program
703.312.9217
awards@nsta.org

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USA: Arkansas   Connecticut   Illinois   Iowa   Louisiana   Massachusetts   Mississippi   New Mexico   North Carolina   Oklahoma   Rhode Island   South Carolina   Tennessee   Texas   Wisconsin

Canada: Alberta   British Columbia   Manitoba   New Brunswick   Newfoundland and Labrador   Northwest Territories   Nova Scotia   Nunavut   Ontario   Prince Edward Island   Quebec   Saskatchewan   Yukon

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