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Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Monday, October 31, 2011, 4:59 pm

Do you know a great Montana science or math teacher, teaching in grades K-6, with 5 or more years of professional teaching experience? Do you think that person should get some special recognition for their expertise and dedication to student learning?  Would that person mind receiving a $10,000 award from the National Science Foundation, along with an expenses-paid trip to DC to meet with other awardees and attend math and science professional development opportunities?

 

If your answer is yes to the questions above, please consider taking a few minutes to nominate that person for the 2012 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). In addition, please share this important nomination information with your staff and colleagues and encourage them to make nominations as well.

 

To nominate a teacher for the award simply go to the following website and fill out the short form.

http://www.paemst.org/controllers/nomination.cfc?method=nominate

 

To see a detailed description of the PAEMST award, click on the "About the Awards" tab on this website.

 

Those nominated will be contacted and asked to put together a formal application. Remember, regardless of whether a teacher pursues the award or not, it is always a nice recognition in and of itself to be nominated. The nomination form takes one or two minutes to complete – so please nominate somebody you know today!

For more information, contact Marco Ferro, PAEMST State Coordinator, 406-447-1462