Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST)


  • Type: Foundations
  • Source: White House Office Of Science And Technology Policy
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  • Award Min: $0.00
  • Award Max: $10,000.00
  • Quantity: Unknown


  • Deadline: Apr 01, 2013

The following are eligibility criteria for nominees. They must:

Teach mathematics or science (including computer science) at the 7-12th grade level in a public or private school.
Hold at least a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
Be a full-time employee of the school or school district as determined by state and district policies, and teach K-12 students at least 50% of the time.
Have at least 5 years of full-time, K-12 mathematics or science (including computer science) teaching experience prior to the 2012-2013 academic school year.
Teach in one of the 50 states or the four U.S. jurisdictions. The jurisdictions are Washington, DC; Puerto Rico; Department of Defense Education Activity schools; and the U.S. territories as a group (American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands).
Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
Not have received the PAEMST award at the national level in any prior competition or category.

The Presidential Awards For Excellence In Mathematics And Science Teaching (PAEMST) Are The Nation's Highest Honors For Teachers Of Mathematics And Science (including Computer Science). Awardees Serve As Models For Their Colleagues, Inspiration To Their Communities, And Leaders In The Improvement Of Mathematics And Science Education.

Since 1983, More Than 4,200 Teachers Have Been Recognized For Their Contributions In The Classroom And To Their Profession. If You Know Great Teachers, Nominate Them To Join This Prestigious Network Of Professionals.

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