Award Recognizing Excellence in Engineering Science Education
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Northrup Grumman Foundation annually present the 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 K–12 public school teachers of science or technology, 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.
Deadline: Applications are due by December 10, 2020
Tufts University’s Early Childhood Technology (ECT) certificate program is designed for educators and practitioners working with young children in prekindergarten through second grade in diverse educational settings, such as schools, museums, libraries, and daycares.
On September 27, 2020, the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the Society ofHispanic Professional Engineers and the Exploratorium hosted Día de la Ingeniería/Latinx Engineering Day 2020, a freebilingual (Spanish/English) program for audiences of all ages, from creative children who love to make things to teens and young adults interested in engineering careers to professionals curious about their colleagues’ projects.