National Science Teachers Association Developing a Competitive Teacher Award Application

This web seminar took place on November 16, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. The presenter was Sheila Smith, Chairperson of the NSTA Teacher Awards and Recognition Committee.

Program Abstract

Learn how you can win up to $10,000 for your outstanding work as a science educator. The program will feature presenter Sheila Smith, the present chairperson of the NSTA Teacher Awards and Recognition Committee. Ms. Smith will discuss the application process for 2016–17, share insight into completing your application, and provide tips for strengthening your submission for a chance to win prize money, materials, and equipment for your classroom!

NSTA Teacher Awards recognize preK–16 science educators in the United States and Canada who have had a positive impact on their students through innovative classroom science teaching. Learn more and apply.

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A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' My Profile area in the NSTA Learning Center for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.

Here are some comments provided by the participants at the end of the Web Seminar:

  • "Great seminar overall! I really enjoyed the speaker and thought she gave great advice for the award application process. I learned how to submit and improve my applications!"
  • "I am interested in applying for teaching awards! I enjoyed the live chat. I didn't realize how many awards are available through NSTA."
  • "I liked how the presenter stopped for questions after presenting different categories of awards because a lot of information was provided for each award."

Thanks to the participants and the presenter for the learning opportunity, the interactions, and a job well done!

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