Award for Excellence in Engineering Science Education
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Northrup GrummanFoundation annually present one Excellence in Engineering Education Award to recognize the importance of integrating high-quality engineering instruction into science classrooms and the critical need to make students proficient in practices used by engineers in the field. Eligible applicants are public school teachers of science or technology in kindergarten through grade 12, with a minimum of three years’ teaching experience, who exhibit excellence in engineering science education. The winner receives a cash prize of $3,000; $5,000 for classroom materials and equipment; and $2,000 to attend the NSTA National Conference on Science Education.
The global VEX Robotics Competition, presented by the Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation, is the largest and fastest growing middle school and high school robotics program, with more than 11,000 teams from 45 countries playing in over 900 local, regional, and national tournaments.
eCYBERMISSION, an Army Educational Outreach Program, is a freeweb-based STEMcompetition for students in grades 6–9. The program is committed to answering the nation’s need for increased national STEM literacy and to expanding STEM education opportunities across the country. eCYBERMISSION is looking for educators, community leaders, parents, and professionals interested in STEM to create teams of students. Complete the team registration by the deadline, and students will receive a freeSTEM Kit. Visit eCYBERMISSION.com to register today.
Amazon Future Engineer is a comprehensive childhood-to-career program to inspire, educate, and train children and young adults from underserved and low-income communities to pursue careers in computer science. Amazon aims to inspire more than 10 million children each year to explore computer science.