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Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics & Science Teaching (PAEMST)

The Awards: 

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the nation's highest honors for teachers of mathematics and science (including computer science).

Awardees serve as models for their colleagues, inspiration to their communities, and leaders in the improvement of mathematics and science education.

The Montana Professional Teaching Foundation is proud to administer the award program in Montana.

The competition alternates each year between teachers of grades K-6 and teachers of grades 7-12.

To nominate:
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Awardees Receive: 

  • A special citation signed by the president of the United States

  • A $10,000 NSF grant

  • A paid trip to Washington DC for two to attend special recognition events

For more information:
Marco Ferro
Montana Professional Teaching Foundation
1232 East Sixth Avenue
Helena, MT 59601
406.442.4250, 800.398.0826, or