ESA Outstanding Achievement in Primary and Secondary Education
|Source:||Entomological Society Of America|
|Program:||ESA Outstanding Achievement in Primary and Secondary Education|
|Eligibility:||Membership in ESA is not required. Also, a separate nominator is not required; applicants may nominate themselves.|
These Awards Recognize Educators Who Have Gone Beyond The Traditional Teaching Methods By Using Insects As Educational Tools. One Winner Will Be Chosen From Among Primary Teachers (grades K-6) And One From Among Secondary Teachers (grades 7-12). The Recipients Will Receive:
A $400 Donation Made Payable To The Winner's School To Purchase Teaching Materials Required To Expand The Use Of Insects In The Teaching Curriculum;
A $400 Award Paid Directly To The Winner For Expenses Associated With Travel Required To Present A Paper Or Poster On The Use Of Insects In Primary Or Secondary Educational Programs At A Peer Professional Venue Of Their Choosing;
Gratis Registration To Attend ESA’s Annual Meeting; And
An $800 Award Paid Directly To The Winner For Expenses Associated With Travel, Hotel Arrangements, And All Other Costs Associated With Attending The ESA Annual Meeting.
These Annual Awards Are Presented At The ESA Annual Meeting. Teachers Who Win This Award Must Be Available To Present A Lesson Plan At A Symposium During The ESA Annual Meeting.
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