SETDA, the principal membership association of US state and territorial educational technology leaders, is accepting nominations for its new Candice Dodson Influencer Award in recognition of the values, professional influence, and personal contributions to the field of educational technology by edtech leaders.
Every year tens of millions of students in grades 9–12 participate in science fairs around the globe, but only about 1,800 earn the honor of competing for nearly $5 million awards bestowed each May at the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). Competing at ISEF starts at a science fair affiliated with the Society for Science & the Public.
The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Innovative Reading Grant supports the planning and implementation of a unique and innovative program for children that motivates and encourages reading, especially with struggling readers. The $2,500 award is for a successful reading project that demonstrates the potential to improve reading in kindergarten through ninth grade.
In a time when many schools are reallocating their funds to technology and audiovisual equipment, the Snapdragon Book Foundation wants to make sure that school libraries are still offering children good books to read, especially those in disadvantaged communities.
Sponsored by the National Life Group and its foundation, the LifeChanger of the YearAward celebrates K–12 educators and school employees from around the country, who are making a profound difference in the lives of children by exemplifying excellence, positive influence, and leadership.