I am Brenda Walsh, the NSTA District IX Director and also a Chemistry teacher at Eden Prairie High School. It was wonderful meeting so many of you in Minneapolis October 27th – 29th for the NSTA Regional Conference. It was beautiful weather and there were so many presentations to pick from.
There are a few great opportunities for teachers that I wanted to share with all of you.Shell Science Lab Challenge
Shell Science Teaching Award
One $10,000 award to an outstanding classroom science teacher will be given. Deadline is January 6, 2017.
Shell Science URBAN Teaching Award
One $1800 award be will given to a K-12 science teacher in an urban setting to be used for travel to the National NSTA Conference in L.A. Deadline is December 15, 2016.
The TOMODACHI Toshiba Science and Technology Leadership Academy
Become part of a cross cultural team of students and science educators from Japan and the U.S. to develop a smart community of the future. You can share this with your students to apply to.
There are also opportunities for your students to be involved and awarded too. Find more information at:
Thank you and I look forward to working with all of you!