Energy and the environment two parts of our daily lives that seem at first glance to be counter to each other. Yet, in Kentucky, we firmly believe these two areas can and should be part of the same discussion.
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Kentucky Presidential Award Winners for Science Teaching
Kentucky teachers win Presidential Award for science teaching
Two Kentucky science teachers are among 213 recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST), which is awarded to outstanding K-12 science and mathematics teachers from across the country.
The PAEMST winners from Kentucky are:
Kristi Fehr, science, Cassidy Elementary School (Fayette County)
Deborah Brock, science, Simon Kenton High School (Kenton County), Past KSTA President
Winners are selected by a panel of distinguished scientists, mathematicians and educators following an initial selection process at the state level. They receive a $10,000 award from the National Science Foundation and are invited to Washington for a series of professional development opportunities.
Awardees also join an active network of outstanding educators from throughout the nation. Since 1983, more than 5,000 teachers have been recognized for their contributions in the classroom and to their profession.
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