Massachusetts Association 
of Science Teachers

MAST Science Educator of the Year Awards ~ 2016

Monday, June 06, 2016 7:39 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Each year our organization seeks to honor those among us who have contributed in a beneficial way to the improvement of science education in the state of Massachusetts. Consider nominating a colleague who has met the criteria below.

PURPOSE: To recognize persons making outstanding contributions to Science Education in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Click here to view a description of all of the MAST awards. 

CRITERIA: For consideration, the candidate must:

  • Hold a current membership in the Massachusetts Association of Science Teachers (MAST) and has been an active member one year prior.
  • Have a past history of being an active, contributing member of national, state, and/or local science teacher organizations.
  • Have provided a leadership role in promoting and advancing the cause of quality science education among his/her peers.
  • Have been active in promoting and advancing the cause of quality science education among students in the schools.

AWARDS: Will be presented at the annual meeting.

All awards will be voted upon by the Board of Directors.

There shall be two classes of awards – County and State.

County Awards - May be given each year for each county if, in the judgment of the Board of Directors, there is a deserving candidate from the county. The Board may choose to omit the award for any county if in their opinion there is no deserving candidate.

State Award - This single award is to be presented by the Board of Directors from the list of previous County Award winners.

NOMINATIONS: Nominations for awards may come from any source.

The Board of Directors shall seek out qualified candidates.

Please click here to download the nomination form.

The deadline for receiving all nominations is September 30, 2016.


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