2021 NSTA Award Winners
Honors a female student in grades 5–8 with a strong connection to science
Corteva Agriscience Excellence in Agricultural Science Education Award
Recognize excellence and innovation in the field of agricultural science education
A web-based science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) program—sponsored by the U.S. Army that encourages students in grades six through nine to develop solutions to real-world problems in their local communities.
Maitland P. Simmons Memorial Award for New Teachers
Provides teachers in their first five years of teaching with funds to attend the annual National Conference on Science Education
Northrop Grumman Foundation Excellence in Engineering Education Award
Recognizes excellence in the field of engineering education
Given by the President to honor a person or organization that has significantly promoted science education through extraordinary contributions.
Robert E. Yager Exemplary Teaching Award
Recognizes teachers who successfully use innovation and excellence in their classroom
Ron Mardigian Bio-Rad
Recognizes an outstanding high school teacher who has made biotechnology learning accessible to the classroom.
SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment Outstanding Environmental Educator of the Year
Recognizes the outstanding efforts of students, teachers, and community leaders to protect and preserve the environment
Sylvia Shugrue Award for Elementary School Teachers
Honors an elementary school teacher who has established an interdisciplinary, inquiry-based lesson plan
Vernier Technology Awards
Award recognizes the innovative use, or potential use, of data-collection