Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science Teaching
The Nation's Highest Honor for Teachers of Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Computer Science
The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the highest honors bestowed by the United States government specifically for K-12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science teaching. Awards are given to science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science teachers who have both deep content knowledge of the subjects they teach and the ability to motivate and enable students to be successful in those areas.
Nominate a Teacher
Nomination of teachers are currently closed for 2020-2021.
2020-2021 Application Information
Applications for 7-12th grade teachers are now open. Applications must be completed by April 1, 2021.
Amy Leising – Omaha Zoo Academy
Rochelle Settles – Fredstrom Elementary School, Lincoln
Pam Petersen – York Public Schools