2017 STEM Teacher Ambassador

Jeff Remington
Science Teacher
Palmyra Area Middle School
Palmyra, PA

Jeff RemingtonJeff Remington has been a middle school science teacher for more than 30 years and currently teaches science at Palmyra Area Middle School in Palmyra, Pennsylvania. For the past 20 years, he has also been an adjunct faculty member and thesis advisor at Lebanon Valley College. Remington is especially passionate about the work he does in Haiti, bringing educational opportunities to those who have limited access to them. He helped to create and sustain science and technology classrooms in St. Marc and has been an advocate for decreasing the digital divide that exists between developed and underdeveloped countries.

Remington's devotion to science education is also evidenced by his involvement in numerous professional organizations, including NSTA, the National Middle Level Science Teachers Association, the Pennsylvania Science Teachers Association, the Pennsylvania State Education Association, the Palmyra Area Education Association, and the National Education Association.

Remington has been recognized extensively throughout his career. He is a 2002 Presidential Awardee for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, is the recipient of The Paul DeHart Hurd Award for Exemplary Middle Level Science Teaching and Leadership, The Nevelyn J. Knisley Award for Inspirational Teaching by a Lebanon Valley College Adjunct Faculty Member, was named the Palmyra Middle School Teacher of the Year by Palmyra Area Education Association, and the Middle School Teacher of the Year by the Palmyra Middle School PTO. He also received a White House commendation for impact in education and a commendation for achievement in education by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

Close window