ARLINGTON, Va.—March 20, 2023—The National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) announced the recipients of its 2023 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 Atlanta, Georgia, on March 24.
“Congratulations to all the outstanding NSTA award winners. NSTA Teacher Awards are one of the highest honors any educator can receive. We are extremely proud of the work these incredible educators have accomplished. Each one of them is an exemplary role model for their colleagues and an inspiration for their students,” said NSTA President Elizabeth Mulkerrin.
NSTA is honoring the following award recipients:
Corteva Excellence in Agricultural Science Education Award, sponsored by Corteva Agriscience
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, sponsored by the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program
NSTA Distinguished Service to Science Education Award, sponsored by the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program
NSTA Distinguished Teaching Award, sponsored by the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program
NSTA Fellow Award
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 USA, Inc.
Shell Science Lab Regional Challenge, sponsored by Shell USA, Inc., outfitted by Carolina Biological Supply Company
Shell Urban Science Educator Development Award, sponsored by Shell USA, Inc.
Sylvia Shugrue Award for Elementary School Teachers
NSTA encourages science educators to apply for its 2024 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. For more information, visit www.nsta.org or follow NSTA on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn.
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Kate Falk, NSTA
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