NSTA's New Awards
NSTA awards offer opportunities
to share your school’s science education success stories. NSTA offers
several new awards this year. The deadline to apply is November 15,
so don’t miss your chance. To learn more about the awards and to download
or print application forms, visit http://www.nsta.org/awardscomp.
- NSTA Distinguished Fellow
Award. This award recognizes NSTA members (the number of awards will be determined
by the Awards Committee) who have made significant contributions to the profession
that reflect dedication to NSTA as well the entire educational community.
- NSTA Legacy Award. This
award posthumously recognizes long-standing members of NSTA for significant
lifelong service to NSTA and contributions to science education.
- Sylvia Shugrue Award.The
Sylvia Shugrue Award honors an elementary school teacher who has established
an interdisciplinary, inquiry-based lesson plan.
- Maitland P. Simmons
Memorial Award for New Teachers. The Maitland P. Simmons Memorial Award for
New Teachers provides selected K-12 teachers (up to 25 awards) in their first
three years of teaching with funds to attend NSTA’s National Conference
on Science Education.
- VSP Vision of Science
Award. This award recognizes one classroom science teacher (grades K-8) who
has developed creative, innovative science lessons that develop an understanding
of eye health and vision.
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