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National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
Awards valued at up to $2,000 to USA K-12 science teachers in eligible states and territories to recognize outstanding innovation in science education. Award recipients will receive a prize of $1,000 as well as up to $1,000 in travel expenses to attend a national conference. This award honors exemplary teachers who strive to increase the accessibility of science education for students.
The Robert E. Yager Exemplary Teaching 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 exemplary innovation in the field of science education, and embody the mission statement of NSTA.
The award will include $1,000 towards expenses to attend the NSTA National Conference on Science Education, and $1,000 for the awardee. The awardees will present at the NSTA National Conference on Science Education. They will be invited to attend and present at their grade band share-a-thon at the National Conference, attend the district director meet-and-greet, attend and participate in their NSTA District Director Leadership retreat.
In 2020–21, Districts II, IV, VIII, X, XIV, XVI are eligible. These districts include: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, California, Hawaii, Nevada, American Samoa, Guam, And Territory of the Pacific Islands.
Among the criteria to be considered by the committee are:
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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 Conference on Science Education, with their presentation videotaped for future use. The awardees will be invited to attend and present at their grade band share a thon at the National Conference, attend the district director meet and greet, attend and participate in their NSTA District Director Leadership retreat.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To nominate online: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site/TeacherAwardsNominations2020
To apply online: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site/NSTATeacherAwards2020
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