ARLINGTON, Va.—March 28, 2022—The National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) announced the recipients of its 2022 NSTA Awards program, which honors K–12 teachers, principals, professors and other science education professionals for their outstanding work and achievement in science education. Awardees will be recognized during a special evening celebration taking place during the NSTA National Conference on Science Education in Houston, Texas on April 1.
“Congratulations to all of the award winners on their success,” said Eric Pyle, NSTA President. “Each one of these incredible educators has repeatedly gone above and beyond their role as a teacher to inspire their students and colleagues, helping them move towards a brighter future, and demonstrating what is possible in science teaching and learning.”
NSTA is honoring the following award recipients:
Corteva Excellence in Agricultural Science Education Award, sponsored by Corteva Agriscience
eCYBERMISSION Team Advisor National Recognition, sponsored by the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP)
Maitland P. Simmons Memorial Award for New Teachers
Northrop Grumman Excellence in Engineering Education Award, sponsored by the Northrop Grumman Foundation
NSTA Distinguished Informal Science Education
NSTA Legacy Award, posthumous recognition
Robert H. Carleton Award for National Leadership in the Field of Science Education
Robert E. Yager Foundation Excellence in Teaching Awards
Shell Science Teaching Award, sponsored by Shell
Shell Science Lab Regional Challenge, sponsored by Shell, outfitted by Carolina Biological Supply Company
Shell Urban Science Educator Development Award, sponsored by Shell
Sylvia Shugrue Award for Elementary School Teachers
Vernier Software & Technology Awards, sponsored by Vernier Software & Technology
NSTA encourages science educators to apply for its 2023 NSTA Awards. For information, visit https://www.nsta.org/awards-and-recognition-program.
The National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) is a vibrant community of 40,000 science educators and professionals committed to best practices in teaching science and its impact on student learning. NSTA offers high quality science resources and continuous learning so that science educators grow professionally and excel in their career. For new and experienced teachers alike, the NSTA community offers the opportunity to network with like-minded peers at the national level, connect with mentors and leading researchers, and learn from the best in the field.
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Kate Falk, NSTA
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