Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science Teaching

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The Nation’s highest honor for teachers of science, mathematics, engineering, and computer science.

2019-2020 Nominations

Nominations are open for science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science teachers working in grades K-6. Nominations close on March 1, 2020.
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2019-2020 Application Information

Applications for  K-6 teachers is open. Applications must be completed by October 26, 2020.
Application Instructions

Nebraska State Finalists


Kyle Thompson–Lincoln Public Schools
Amy Leising–Omaha Public Schools
Jennifer Jones–Ogallala Public Schools

National Awardees


Rochelle Settles–Lincoln Public Schools


Pam Petersen–York Public Schools

Learn more about Nebraska awardees

Updated April 20, 2020 9:10am