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Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching (PAEMST)

The Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) award honors exemplary K-12 mathematics and science teachers for their contributions to improving teaching and learning. This year elementary teachers (kindergarten through sixth grade) are invited to apply (secondary teachers will be honored next year).

Recipients of the award receive:
* A $10,000 award from the National Science Foundation.
* A citation signed by the President of the United States.
* A paid trip for two to Washington, D.C., to attend a weeklong series of recognition events and professional development opportunities.
* Gifts from program sponsors from around the country.

To receive award, the teacher must be nominated and then fill out the application. Both the nomination and the application are submitted online. Deadline for nomination is March 1, and the deadline for the application is May 1.

All the information and application forms are available at the website