Educator Excellence Award Application
Application Deadline: Monday, Feb. 15, 2016
Science Educators: Share your best and enhance your classroom! The Da Vinci Science Center seeks to reward examples of great science education in eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey. In addition to joining a long list of notable prior winners, educator award winners receive an award worth $1,000.00 through his or her school to support further innovation.
- Applicants must be educators, or teams of educators, in grades K-12 in one of the following counties in Pennsylvania: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Montgomery, Carbon, Monroe, Luzerne, Lackawanna, Pike, and Schuylkill; or one the following counties in New Jersey: Warren, Hunterdon, and Sussex
- Applicants must be actively implementing an innovative approach to Science, Engineering, Technology, or integrated STEM or STEAM lesson, unit, or project
- Applicants must be addressing a big idea in science or technology in a way that actively engages students
- Applicants must be incorporating research-based practices (e.g. formative assessment, inquiry investigations, etc.) into the innovative lesson in ways that promote student learning
- Applicants must be able to attend the 2016 Da Vinci Science Center Gala on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at the Renaissance Allentown Hotel in Allentown, Pa.