Nominations are open for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST), the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government specifically for K-12 mathematics and science teaching.
Anyone may nominate exceptional mathematics or science teachers – including computer science teachers – who are currently teaching grades 7-12. Awards are given to teachers from each of the 50 states who have developed and implemented a high-quality instructional program that is informed by content knowledge and enhances student learning.
The nomination deadline is March 1; the application deadline for nominated teachers is May 1. Teachers in grades 7-12 are eligible to apply during the 2018-2019 program year. Visit the PAEMST website for more information, to nominate a teacher or to apply directly.