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Awards to New Mexico K-12 Teachers for
Excellence in Teaching STEM Subjects

Outstanding New Mexico Science Teacher Award

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Foundation / Corporation

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New Mexico Academy of Science (NMAS)

Deadline Date:

10/08/21

Description:

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Awards to New Mexico science teachers in kindergarten through grade 12 who have demonstrated excellence in teaching the STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and math) to their students. These awards honor outstanding Informal Science Educators and K-12 science teachers at the New Mexico Academy of Science Annual Meeting.

In 2018 the Academy opened the Awards to Informal Science Educators (ISE). The American Chemical Society has partnered with NMAS and currently presents the monetary award to both NMAS winning educators. Past teacher awardees have ranged from K through high school and from every part of the state of New Mexico.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 160046

Number of Grants:

Since 1990, awards have been given to two teachers annually.

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Winners are honored at the NMAS symposium/meeting with an engraved plaque, a monetary award provided by ACS, and classroom materials. Each winner and a guest are provided a hotel room and event registration/meal for the annual award ceremony.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nominations are open to all grade K-12 teachers and all Informal Science Educators who teach or promote STEM subject(s) in New Mexico. Nominations can come from school administrators, parents or families of students, colleagues, or self.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline for consideration each year: October 8

Contact Information:

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

Email nomination form(s) and supporting documentation to New Mexico Academy of Science at nmas@nmas.org, with “Outstanding NM Teacher Award” in the subject line.

Questions? Contact
Jayne Aubele, OST Award Chair
jayne.aubele@state.nm.us

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New Mexico

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