The 2021-2022 PAEMST Application Cycle is Now Open!

The 2021-2022 PAEMST Application Cycle is Now Open!

The 2021-2022 PAEMST Application Cycle is Now Open!

What is PAEMST?

PAEMST stands for Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

PAEMST is the highest recognition that a Kindergarten through Grade 12 educator may receive for outstanding science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science instruction in the United States.

This year’s PAEMST Award cycle is designated for K-6 grade teachers.


What does a PAEMST Awardee receive?

A certificate signed by the President of the United States.

A $10,000 award from NSF (used at Awardee’s discretion).

A trip to Washington, D.C., for a recognition event which may include: an award ceremony;
professional development activities; and discussions with policy-makers on how to improve STEM education.

The opportunity to join a cohort of excellent STEM teachers for future collaboration.


Who may nominate a teacher for PAEMST?

ANYONE may nominate a teacher (e.g., colleagues, former awardees, principals, students, superintendents, family members, friends, parents, or yourself).

How do you nominate a teacher for PAEMST?

You can nominate a teacher by navigating to the PAEMST Nomination Form. The process is quick and easy. See instructions below:


 

When does the application cycle close?

The application cycle is open between  Aug. 1, 2021-Feb. 6, 2022.