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Awards to USA K-12 Minority Science Teachers in Urban Areas for Professional Development Opportunities

Shell Urban Science Educators Development Award


Agency
Foundation

GrantWatch ID#
182392

Funding Source
NATIONAL SCIENCE TEACHING ASSOCIATION
Array ( [0] => American Samoa (USA); [1] => Guam (USA); [2] => Northern Mariana Islands (USA); )

Geographic Focus
All USA
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA);   Guam (USA);   Northern Mariana Islands (USA);
USA Compact Free Associations:The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)

Important Dates
Deadline: 12/21/23 Save

Grant Description
Awards of $1,800 to USA and territories K-12 minority science educators in urban areas to participate in professional development learning opportunities. The purpose of the program is to expand the talent pool for science teachers in order to prepare for future workforce challenges within the field. Awardees will attend the annual NSTA National Conference on Science Education and will be invited to attend a variety of workshops and presentations that are of particular interest to urban teachers.

This award provides support to outstanding diverse educators in pursuit of professional development, active participation at the NSTA National Conference on Science Education and committees that transitions into leadership roles, and serves to increase the science educator talent pool of minority educators to meet the education work force challenge of the future. The recipients of the Award will be honored during the Awards Banquet at the NSTA Conference.



Recipient

Additional Eligibility Criteria
The applicant must be a K‐12 science teacher in an urban setting. Classroom science teachers at the elementary, middle or high school level who are part of underrepresented ethnic groups are eligible. Qualifying underrepresented ethnic groups are: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans/Alaska Natives who maintain tribal affiliation or community attachment, Hawaiian natives and natives of the U.S. Pacific Islands.

Pre-Application Information
Deadline for submission is December 21, 2023

Number of Grants
Seven awards will be given annually.

Estimated Size of Grant
The award consists of $1,800 to be used to attend the annual NSTA National Conference on Science Education. Recipients will be invited to attend a variety of workshops and presentations that are of particular interest to urban teachers at the annual National Conference. Attend the Shell Awards reception, Recognition at the Teachers Awards event, attend the AMSE Alice J. Moses Breakfast, participate in the Multicultural Share‐a‐thon, participate in the AMSE Town Hall Meeting, participate in the Shell Educator Cohort throughout the year.

Contact Information
Nominate Online:
https://my.reviewr.com/s2/site/2024_Shell_Awards_Nomination

Apply Online:
https://my.reviewr.com/s2/site/2024_Shell_Awards_Application

Questions? Please feel free to e‐mail aupton@nsta.org

National Science Teaching Association
1840 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington VA 22201
(T) 703.524.3646 (F) 703.243.7177

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