Madison chemistry teacher wins KSTA award

Elizabeth Howard
Elizabeth Howard

Elizabeth Howard, a chemistry teacher at Madison Central High School (Madison County), has been named the 2017 Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA) High School Teacher of the Year.

Howard will be honored Nov. 10 during KSTA’s annual conference in Lexington.

Howard has seven years of experience in education, teaching chemistry, integrated science and environmental science in central Kentucky. She will earn a master’s degree in chemistry from Eastern Kentucky University in May, writing her internship-based project about evaluating the efficacy of Modeling Instruction in the high school chemistry classroom.

Howard has presented her research at the American Chemical Society national convention in San Francisco and was awarded the Dr. Harry Smiley Memorial Graduate Award from Eastern Kentucky University. In her free time, she loves traveling the world with students to expose them to educational experiences outside the classroom.