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Gary Dickinson Award for Teaching Excellence


Sponsored by SAE International

Contact:SAE International
SAE Awards and Scholarships Programs Office
400 Commonwealth Dr.
Warrendale, PA 15096-0001

Description:The Gary Dickinson Award for Teaching Excellence recognizes an outstanding middle school teacher or a team of teachers who have made creative and exemplary use of the A World In Motion (AWIM) program to further develop students' understanding and experience in mathematics, science, and engineering.

Nominees must be middle school teachers from a public, private, or parochial school. Nominations must be submitted through the online form. The submission of supporting materials is encouraged. These may include news articles, local or regional publicity, and videos or classroom photos. All supporting documents must be in an electronic format.
Eligibility:Private, Public, Charter
Award(s):The award consists of a framed certificate and an honorarium of $2,000, divided equally between the teacher and the middle school where the program was implemented.
Deadline(s):Online nominations are due October 31, annually.
Focus:Engineering, Professional Development, Service Learning, STEM, Technology, Technology Ed
Grade Level(s):Adult
Content Area(s): Mathematics, Science
21st Century
Themes and Skills:
Collaboration, Communication, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Innovation, Problem Solving
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