Foundation / Corporation
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
12/10/17 - Deadline for nominations; Completed applications must be received by 12/15/2017
Award totaling up to $5,000 to a USA, Territories, or Canada informal educator in settings such as science centers, museums, and government programs for outstanding contributions to aerospace education.
Recipients will receive a cash award of $3,000 as well as up to $2,000 to attend the NSTA National Conference on Science Education. The recipient of the Award will be honored during the Awards Banquet at the NSTA National Conference.
The applicant’s aerospace education program should:
- Foster observation, investigation, and creative thinking, promote scientific inquiry;
- Address student outcomes and reflect the use of the most current information and research understandings in the field;
- Provide opportunities to connect science educators and their students with the broader aerospace science and technology community;
- Provide students with interdisciplinary, multicultural, and multi-perspective viewpoints to demonstrate how aerospace exploration and research transcends national boundaries;
- Use appropriate technologies such as modeling, simulation, or distance learning to enhance aerospace education learning experiences and investigations;
- Present a balance of aeronautics, space exploration, and robotics by offering a relevant context for learning and integrating STEM core content knowledge;
- Support of NGSS;
- Meet proper safety standards.
GrantWatch ID#: 156691
$3,000, and $2,000 in expenses to attend NSTA’s national conference
- Both K–12 teachers of science in formal education settings (e.g., elementary, middle, high school) and educators in informal education settings (e.g., museums, government, science centers) are eligible to apply in alternating years.
- In 2017-18, only educators in an informal setting will be eligible for consideration.
- In 2018-19, only K–12 teachers in formal education settings will be eligible for consideration. Individuals nominated in formal education must have a minimum of 3 years teaching experience, and individuals nominated in informal education must have a minimum of 3 years in an informal setting. Self- nominations are accepted.
Find information about a webinar on developing a competitive teacher award application: http://learningcenter.nsta.org/products/symposia_seminars/NSTA/webseminar67.aspx
Webinar recording: https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/recording/playback/link/meeting.jnlp?suid=M.8BFA245506B8880D1F5F1F55DE4AF2&sid=2256
Individuals must be nominated for this award. Self-nominations will be accepted.
Applicants must be nominated by December 10, 2017.
Completed applications must be received by December 15, 2017.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To nominate: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site//TeacherAwardsNominations2017
To apply: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site//NSTATeacherAwards2017
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