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Teacher of the Year

Novice Teacher of the Year Award

 

The Novice Science Teacher of the Year Award is presented by the ASTA to recognize and honor a science teacher who demonstrated during his/her first three years of instruction outstanding potential for a life of quality science teaching. One award is presented each year.  Nominees must meet the following criteria to be eligible for this award:

  1. Be within the first three years of their professional career teaching career
  2. Hold a valid Arizona teaching certificate
  3. Be a full-time classroom teacher at either the elementary, middle school, or high school level
  4. Be a current member of the Arizona Science Teachers Association.

Nominate a teacher for this award!

Anyone – principals, teachers, parents, students or members of the general public – may nominate a novice teacher of science candidate for this honor.  Teachers may also nominate themselves.

Click here for the nomination form.  Nominations are due by September 4, 2015.  Completed applications are due September 15, 2015

This award is given each year and will be presented at the annual ASTA Celebration Social that will occur during the ASTA Annual Conference on Friday, November 6, 2015. 

Current ASTA board members are not eligible to apply for Teacher of the Year Awards.

Teacher of the Year Award

The Science Teacher of the Year Awards are presented by the ASTA to recognize and honor our colleagues who have completed three or more years of teaching who exemplify quality science teaching. One award from each grae category is presented each year:  elementary level (grades K-5),  middle school/junior high level (graded 6-8), and  high school level (grades 9-12). Nominees must meet the following criteria to be eligible for an award:

  1. Hold a valid Arizona teaching certificate
  2. Be a full-time classroom teacher
  3. Has at LEAST three full years of science classroom experience
  4. Be a current member of the Arizona Science Teachers Association.  

Nominate a teacher for this award!

Anyone – principals, teachers, parents, students or members of the general public – may nominate a teacher of science candidate for this honor.  Teachers may also nominate themselves.

Click here for the nomination form.  Nominations are due by September 4, 2015.  Completed applications are due September 15, 2015.

Awards will be presented at the ASTA Celebration Social that will take place during the ASTA Annual Conference on Friday, November 6, 2015.  

Current ASTA board members are not eligible to apply for Teacher of the Year Awards.