Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award
The Space Foundation, in conjunction with the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) annually presents the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award to recognize outstanding contributions to creative and innovative use of technology in education by K-12 educators or district-level education personnel.
The award, which is named after Mercury Astronaut Alan Shepard, honors an educator who has demonstrated a commitment to inspiring students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award is presented annually at the Space Symposium.
The 2015 recipient is June Scobee Rodgers, Ph.D. (pictured above right), Read more about Scobee Rodgers here.
Educators who have demonstrated a commitment to inspiring students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) may apply soon to receive the 2016 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award.
Download the 2016 application and guidelines below.
Application deadline submission date is January 15, 2016.
2015 June Scobee Rodgers, Ph.D.
2014 Lynne F. Zielinski
2013 Daniel R. Newmyer
2012 Dr. Cynthia D. Waters
2011 James E. Richmond
2010 Allen V. Robnett
2009 Ricardo V. Soria
2008 Kevin L. Simmons
2007 Luther W. Richardson
2006 Kathy R. Brandon
2005 Ronald F. Dantowitz
2004 Charles Geach
2003 Brian Copes
2002 Thomas F. Hunt, Frank E. Waller
2001 Lori Byrne