This prestigious award recognizes and honors an NSELA member, who through their professional work, has demonstrated outstanding leadership in science education at the school, district, county, regional, and/or national level.

This prestigious award recognizes and honors an outstanding administrator who, through his/her professional work, has demonstrated exemplary support for science education at the school, district, higher education, and/or county level. This award honors an administrator whose primary responsibility is outside the area of science instruction.

Both awards are presented at the annual NSELA Leadership Summit (anticipated next in Chicago in April 2021). The awards are accompanied by a check for $1,000 and a plaque.

 


 

Recordings Available from Virtual Summer Leadership Institute and Leadership Summit

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, we held both of our professional development opportunities virtually this year.

Miss out on either? The recordings and materials from both events are available FREE for NSELA Members.

Click here to access the Leadership Summit (June 11-15) Materials

Exclusive NSELA Member Benefits:

Professional Development

  • Access to restricted materials including archived webinars, virtual conference recordings, learning materials and conference handouts.
  • Discounts on professional development opportunities like the 1-day Leadership Summit and 3-day Summer Leadership Institute.
  • A subscription to The Science Educator Journal, a refereed journal which seeks manuscripts dealing with topics and issues of interest to professionals involved in science education leadership across a variety of roles, institutions and agencies

Networking

  • Online members-only discussion forums and regional community forums of science leaders.
  • Access to restricted features of the NSELA web site including a searchable membership directory.

Education and Information

  • Access to members-only content in the weekly e-newsletter.
  • Access to the Safe Science series, a comprehensive and continuing series dedicated to the improvement of safety in the science classroom.
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Announced: Recipients Of The 2020 OASA and OLISE Awards 

This year's Outstanding Administrative Support Award (OASA) recipient is Dr. Daniel Daneker, Subject Area Supervisor for Science and Technology Education, Conestoga Valley School District, Lancaster, PA. This prestigious award recognizes and honors an outstanding administrator who, through his/her professional work, has demonstrated exemplary support for science education at the school, district, higher education, and/or county level. This award honors an administrator whose primary responsibility is outside the area of science instruction. Read more about Dr. Daneker here.

This year's Outstanding Leadership in Science Education Award recipient is Joyce Baldridge Tugel, Science Education Consultant. This prestigious award recognizes and honors an NSELA member, who through their professional work, has demonstrated outstanding leadership in science education at the school, district, county, regional, and/or national level. Read more about Ms. Tugel here.


 

Let's Help Every Student Succeed With STEM

NSTA, in collaboration with 100kin10 and other key STEM leaders, has developed a new campaign designed to ensure that STEM and science/STEM teachers are a focus of the new federal education law at the state and local levels.

 

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