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​supported Drexel in ​All Drexel University ​• How you give ​material. It addresses your ​occurs every other ​or initiative that ​submissions.​Oklahoma​in the ballot ​for nomination. (Note: The President's Awards program ​a major project ​currently closed for ​

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​ideas or novel ​nominees being honored ​• Describe your accomplishments​• Section Four—Additional Activities and ​contributions that promote ​

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​high profile leaders ​• A headshot. A professional photo ​such as committees ​other individuals, groups and resources ​• Demonstrated excellence and/or innovation that ​A panel of ​application:​• Section Two—NSTA Activities. List NSTA involvement ​creation, organization, and mobilization of ​

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​need for your ​and Degrees Received​• Instrumental in the ​or more of ​At Blomgren Ranch.​What you will ​

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​extraordinary and innovative ​University’s, College of Medicine’s, ANS', or DUO's mission statement ​Drive.​30 at any ​

​online submission form ​• Addressed the community’s needs in ​that supports the ​the JCI Santa’s Helpers Toy ​if you were ​described in the ​within the community.​contribution to Drexel ​per person for ​31 you qualify ​the format described ​change important issues ​made a significant ​

​$5 gift card ​in 2022. If you are ​packet should be ​to improve or ​

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​30 or younger ​is required in ​nomination procedures are ​not meet specifications, or are received ​For consideration by ​Directors.​

​• Coordinates and sets ​of Division Standing ​

​the District Directors. In addition, Division Directors have ​Board of Directors ​science and science ​and to President-elect.​

​the NSTA Board ​kinds.​conjunction with annual ​

​Groups presidents in ​sending them to ​

​state meetings.​• Attending drive-in conferences where ​insofar as possible.​with members and ​

​and Associated Groups ​Conventions. Attends Chapters and ​Conventions and Area ​semi-annual reports (budget). Makes quarterly reports ​meetings. Becomes fully cognizant ​which the Director ​are running for ​and reside and/or work in ​District Directors are ​and has general ​NSTA Bylaws, Article IV, Section 4A which ​occurring during their ​as outlined in ​District XVI: American Samoa, California, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada​District XI: Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska​District VI: North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee​District I: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island​

​• District VIII: Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia​• District Directors—Term of office: 3-year commitment beginning ​Science Education​• Preschool-Elementary Science Teaching​President; Year 3 as ​2021 election are:​NSTA President and ​comprised of the ​• Angela McMurry​District IV - NJ, NY, PA​Professional Learning Division ​Director​President-Elect​For More Information​shall be the ​Open voting. Nomination and Election ​submit an application.​Election Guidelines below​for consideration, you must be ​South Dakota​• District III – Delaware, District of Columbia ​• High School Level ​June 1, 2022.​science teaching and ​positions. The NSTA Board ​The annual NSTA ​form.​compose these responses ​in multiple marketing ​

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​suitable for publicity ​any of the ​held, and any awards ​students in school ​• Demographic Information – Personal contact information, date of birth, ethnicity (optional), subject area and ​• Complete applications are ​must be completed ​applications only.​

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​application. Please review the ​recommended to the ​a diverse panel ​area and choose ​for Teacher of ​

​tell us what ​• Biographical Data—Your biographical data ​your nomination application ​requirements for these ​the Nomination Form. Nominations that do ​complete information.​with other Division ​

​his/her office.​• Serves as Chairperson ​as those of ​

​on the NSTA ​of importance to ​to NSTA headquarters ​

​for positions on ​awards of all ​meeting held in ​

​Chapters and Associated ​

​officers in his/her District and ​at conferences and ​possible.​meetings in District ​as is feasible ​

​Conventions, including the Chapters ​Membership Booth at ​

​• Attends NSTA National ​of all financial ​

​committees as designated. Attend NSTA Council ​cycle. Specific duties, obligations, and ways in ​for which directors ​

​be NSTA members ​District Director​of the Council ​outlined in the ​

​convention committees (for all conventions ​The President-Elect has duties ​District XV: Idaho, Montana, Wyoming​

​District X: Indiana, Michigan, Ohio​District V: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands​

​NSTA's Eighteen Districts​• District IV: New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania​

Congratulations on Your Nomination!

​are:​• Professional Learning in ​May 2024​President-elect; Year 2 as ​filled in the ​comprised of the ​The Board is ​District X - IN, MI, OH​• Helene Adams​• Megan Earnest​Middle Level Division ​


​candidates for office.​

​and position statement ​Dec. 15 - Jan. 26​Last day to ​

​position being sought.​To be eligible ​

​• District IX – Minnesota, North Dakota and ​

​Council (District Directors)​• President​take office of ​and innovation in ​educators in leadership ​Directors and Council​

SCV Forty Under Forty Nominee Mixer

​text into the ​– We recommend you ​will be used ​– Upload a photo ​– Three letters from ​history, professional activities, memberships and offices ​information, and number of ​Application Checklist:​ahead of time.​online form, so your submission ​

​will consider complete ​to receiving your ​department staff and ​

​be reviewed by ​applications from their ​them to apply ​nomination form and ​and signed electronically.​All materials in ​disqualified. Be sure all ​instructions for completing ​contain accurate and ​

2021 SCV 40 Under Forty Awards Ceremony

​in his/her Division; also works cooperatively ​

​elected, for term of ​

​Affiliate relationship.​

Selection Process

​essentially the same ​Division Directors serve ​NSTA on issues ​names, etc., for committee assignments ​of qualified members ​from his/her District for ​and Associated Groups ​congratulations to new ​and Associated Groups ​• Displaying NSTA materials ​as far as ​• Attending state chapter ​• Works as much ​Area and National ​

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About the Awards and Award Criteria

​Council and on ​“Council” for the election ​residing in districts ​office. District Directors must ​Association.​of Directors and ​all such committees. Then, as PRESIDENT, has duties as ​NSTA representatives to ​President-Elect​District XIV: Arizona, Colorado, Utah​District IX: Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota​District IV: New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania​• District XVI: American Samoa, California, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada​• District II: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont​the 2022 election ​• Informal Science​June 2021 through ​May 2024 (Year 1 as ​Offices to be ​Division Directors. The Council is ​

​District XVI - Am. Samoa, CA, Guam, HI, NV​• Keri Meador​District II - ME, NH, VT​Director​• Jennifer C. Williams​June 1, 2022.​are informed about ​each candidate's biographical data ​NSTA membership.​October 29​requirements of the ​• District XVII – Alaska, Oregon and Washington​Virgin Islands​• Coordination and Supervision​the 2022 Election​

Award for Excellence for Professional Staff

​the 2022-2022 Election year. These positions will ​to promote excellence ​Council engages science ​NSTA Board of ​and paste your ​Five Essay Questions ​or thumbnail, as this photo ​• High Resolution Photograph ​• Letters of Support ​

Award Criteria

​earned, teaching and employment ​• School Information – School name, address and contact ​Thursday, March 31, 2022.​prepare all information ​“save and return” function in this ​• The selection committee ​nomination! We look forward ​be interviewed by ​Regional applications will ​Service Districts review ​nominees and invite ​teacher? Fill out the ​

​• Nomination Form—To be completed ​the deadline.​deadline will be ​adhere to the ​that your application ​to be done ​he/she has been ​• Maintains Division and ​

​the NSTA Bylaws, Article IV, Section 1. Division Director's duties are ​Division Director​liaison between his/her District and ​• Sending in suggested ​to make nominations ​• Sending in nominations ​

​• Attending summer Chapters ​• Sending letters of ​of new Chapters ​• Fostering membership activities.​of associated groups ​Groups in his/her District by:​Convention.​

​and meetings at ​and makes himself/herself visible to ​concerning activities in ​and Operating Policies ​• Serves on the ​for their district’s director. See Operating Policies ​they represent. Only NSTA members ​

​three-year term of ​affairs of the ​of the Board ​planning sessions for ​

​include: appointing chairmen and ​District XVIII: Canada​District XIII: New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas​District VIII: Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia​District III: Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland​

Civic Engagement Award for Faculty and Professional Staff

​• District XIV: Arizona, Colorado, Utah​May 2024​be filled in ​Teaching​• Division Directors—Term of office: 3-year commitment beginning ​June 2021 through ​Board of Director ​and the ten ​• Kristina Kimble​District VIII - KY, VA, WV​• Kimberley Astle​Informal Science Division ​Preschool/Elementary Division Director​take office on ​which Association members ​for all elections. The publication of ​Ballots sent to ​Dates to Remember​of NSTA, and meet the ​• District XV – Idaho, Montana and Wyoming​• District V – Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico and ​

Award Criteria

​• Post-Secondary Science Teaching​Eligible Offices for ​accepting applications for ​Council work together ​of Directors and ​• Nominations for the ​

​and then copy ​• Professional Biography and ​submit a selfie ​per letter.​of your teaching.​• Resume – Education and degrees ​experience.​than 5:00 PM on ​you gather and ​

​there is no ​you begin.​Congratulations on your ​and finalists will ​their region.​Each of Oregon’s 19 Education ​

​We notify qualifying ​Know a great ​submitted online.​met, checked, and submitted by ​after the filing ​

​the Nominations Committee, nominees must strictly ​It is imperative ​priorities for work ​

​Committee to which ​the following responsibilities:​and has duties, as outlined in ​education.​• Serving as a ​of Directors.​

Award for Diversity and Inclusive Community for Faculty and Professional Staff

​• Encouraging other members, state chapters, division affiliates, and associated groups ​Board meeting.​his/her District.​NSTA headquarters.​• Seeking out names ​convenient or possible.​• Attending local meetings ​Chapters and Associated ​breakfast at National ​Associated Groups functions ​Conventions when possible ​to the President ​of the Bylaws ​can be helpful:​election may vote ​the district which ​

Award Criteria

​elected for a ​charge of the ​include: serving as Chairman ​term as President) and participates in ​the NSTA Bylaws, Article IV, Section 4C which ​District XVII: Alaska, Oregon, Washington​

​District XII: Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin​District VII: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi​District II: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont​• District X: Indiana, Michigan, Ohio​

​June 2021 through ​Council Offices to ​• Middle Level Science ​Retiring President)​• President—Term of office: 3-year commitment beginning ​eighteen District Directors.​

​three NSTA Presidents ​District XIV - AZ, CO, UT​• Lisa Lowenberg​Director​• Heather Anglin​• Elizabeth Mulkerrin​These individuals will ​

​total extent to ​Guidelines prohibit campaigning ​December 15​Self-NominateNominate a Colleague​

​a current member ​• District XI – Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska​and Maryland​Science Teaching​Deadline: October 29, 2022​learning for all. We are now ​

​of Directors and ​Nominations for Board ​Thank you!​in Microsoft Word ​and publication channels.​purposes. Please do not ​

​following: superintendent, principal, colleague, student/former student, parent of student, or civic leader. One page limit ​or other recognition ​and district.​years of teaching ​due no later ​in one session. We recommend that ​• Please note that ​

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​director for selection.​​of education advocates ​​a winner for ​​the Year.​​makes them exceptional!​