PAEMST cycle open for grades 7-12 nominations

The 2022–2023 nomination and application cycle for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) program has opened.

This year's awards will honor science, technology, engineering, or mathematics teachers working in grades 7-12. We need your help to identify great teachers for the current application cycle.

Teachers have had a couple of really tough school years. They have innovated their lessons, developed new ways of delivering their teaching, and adapted their processes multiple times. They deserve recognition for the amazing work that they bring to your community.

What is PAEMST?

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the highest honors bestowed by the United States government specifically for K-12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science teaching.

Why apply?
Recipients of the award receive the following:
• A certificate signed by the President of the United States.
• A paid trip to Washington, D.C., to attend a series of recognition events and professional development opportunities.
• A $10,000 award from the National Science Foundation.
• An opportunity to build lasting partnerships with colleagues across the nation.

The 2022–2023 nomination deadline is January 9, 2023, and the application deadline is February 6, 2023. Please nominate teachers as early as possible to ensure time for them to complete an application.

Should you have any questions about the program or the nomination process, please contact or 855-723-6780.